Category: Civil Procedure

Tolling Agreements in Mississippi

Parties use a tolling agreement when a statute of limitation is about to expire. For example, assume two parties are negotiating a settlement over a car wreck. The negotiations are going well. The parties think that in another 10 days, they will probably reach agreement. But, the claimant must file suit in five days or be barred by [..]

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Objections to Written Discovery

Every lawyer who practices litigation knows the frustration of receiving general or “blanket” objections to written discovery. For example, “Defendant objects to each and every interrogatory on the grounds that it is made, unlimited in time, invasive of attorney work product, seeks privileged information, ambiguous, blah, blah, blah….” This practice is widespread. But, do the [..]

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