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March 2011

Summary Judgment For Lawrence County Arising Out Of An Accident Involving Washed-out Roadway Caused By Heavy Rains

Obtained summary judgment for Lawrence County, Mississippi, in a suit arising out of an accident involving a washed-out roadway caused by heavy rains.  The court found the defendant immune under the Mississippi Tort Claims  Act for its discretion in placing warning barricades and because the condition of the road was open and obvious.