Category archive: Mississippi

Mental Anguish, Emotional Distress, and Punitive Damages Denied, But a Second Chance at Contract Damages Allowed

Summary: Hurricane Katrina damaged the Hoover’s house and cabana. The usual question was whether the damage resulted from a covered wind loss or an excluded storm surge. The trial court’s directed verdict on part of the contract damages was reversed, but the directed verdicts disallowing the mental anguish, emotional distress, and punitive damages claims were…


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