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Paul Snow

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Telephone: 601-969-1977

419 S. State Street, Suite A-100
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

My name is Paul Snow and my law office is located in Jackson, Mississippi. I am licensed to practice in Mississippi and Louisiana. I am board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. I am a member of the American Association for Justice, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association (Founding Fellow and Board of Governors), the Mississippi Association for Justice (Board of Governors and Lifetime Member), National Brain Injury Association and Mississippi Brain Injury Association. I received my B.B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi and my Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law. I am admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi and Louisiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

My practice is concentrated in the area of accident and injury cases. I have handled a substantial amount of 18-wheeler accidents, and accidents involving severe injuries and death. I have achieved structured settlements and verdicts totaling over $60,000,000 during my years of practicing personal injury law, one case at a time. For example, I obtained a structured settlement of $16,500,000 following a truck crash resulting in brain damage to the plaintiff. After this case, the defendant changed the way it operated its trucks throughout the country. Early in my career, I sued Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Mississippi and obtained a substantial verdict against them. After this case, Blue Cross-Blue Shield changed 500,000 policies in the State of Mississippi as a result of my handling of this case.

My most recent 18-wheeler accident case resulted in a settlement of $2,450,000. I handle cases across the country in association with other lawyers. I have spoken at numerous seminars across the country, teaching other lawyers how to handle accident and injury cases and has published numerous articles on accident and injury cases.

Education

J.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford

B.B.A., University of Mississippi, Oxford

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Mississippi
Louisiana
All State Courts In Mississippi
Federal District Courts In Mississippi
United States Supreme Court
Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals
All State Courts In Louisiana
Mississippi Supreme Court
All Federal District Courts In Louisiana

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Association Of Trial Lawyers Of America

Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Founding Fellow And Board Of Governors

Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
(Board Of Governors) (Numerous Committees) (Lifetime Member)

Hinds County Trial Lawyers Association
President

Mississippi State Bar

Louisiana State Bar

National Brain Injury Association

Mississippi Head Injury Association

Speaker

MTLA Seminar: "How to Recover Policy Limits in an 18-Wheeler Trucking Case" - Jackson, MS

MTLA Seminar: "18-Wheeler Trucking Company Liability and Punitive Damages" - Deer Valley, Utah

MTLA Seminar: "How to pick a Winner - Jury Selection" - Breckenridge, Colorado

MTLA Seminar - Automobile Accidents, Jackson, MS

MTLA - Peoples College - 18-Wheeler Accidents

Hinds County Trial Lawyers - Products Liability, 18-wheeler accidents, train accidents, liquor liability accidents and bad faith insurance claims

Publications

Lawyers Weekly USA, 2001 • LWUSA 245, March 19, 2001 p.b•13, $2,450,000 18-wheeler settlement.

Albert Averbach, HANDLING ACCIDENT CASES, Premises Liability - attractive nuisance, January, 1993, Vol. 1, Chap. 6, §45A, cumulative supplement: Negligent fire.

Albert Averbach, HANDLING ACCIDENT CASES, Premises Liability - attractive nuisance, January, 1993, Vol. 2, Chap. 27, §314A.

Albert Averbach, HANDLING ACCIDENT CASES, Premises Liability - defective power pole, January, 1992, Vol 1., Chap. 16, § 154C.

Albert Averbach, HANDLING ACCIDENT CASES, Premises Liability - defective power pole, January, 1992, Vol 1., Chap. 17, § 164H.

32 ATLA L. Rep., p.132 McFarland v. President Assoc. - Jones Act - failure to provide safety equipment, properly train and supervise hand injury oyster-shucking accident.

33 ATLA L. Rep., p.424 Price v. MS Life Ins. Co. - Agent includes inaccurate health information in insurance application: Bad faith failure to pay claim: Verdict: punitive damages.

33 ATLA L. Rep., p.353 Duff v. Mississippi Power & Light Co. - Broken utility pole: Failure to maintain, inspect pole; warn of dangerous conditions: NESC violations: Back injury: Structured settlement.

35 ATLA L. Rep., p.343 Ransom v. Jim Walter Homes. Inc. - Building contractor liability: Failure to extinguish open fire at construction site: Attractive nuisance: Burns: Scarring: Settlement.

37 ATLA L. Rep., p.167 Pickett v. Kroger, Co. - Intoxicated driver strikes pedestrians: Sale of alcohol to minor: Leg fractures: Soft-tissue, nerve injuries: Settlement.

41 ATLA L. Rep., p.326 Donald v. Shaw Transportation - 18-wheeler accident: Fatigued truckdriver fell asleep: Mild traumatic brain injury: Jury Verdict in Shreveport, Federal Court. LA.

Reported Decisions


Arceneaux v. Davidson, 325 F.Supp.2d 742, 2004 WL 1593820, , S.D.Miss., April 19, 2004 (No. CIV.A. 4:04CV12LN)

Franklin v. Franklin ex rel. Phillips, 858 So.2d 110, 2003 WL 327708, Miss., February 13, 2003 (No. 2001-CA-01218-SCT)

Franklin v. Franklin, not reported in So.2d, 2002 WL 31599964, Miss., October 31, 2002 (No. 2001-CA-01218-SCT)

Massachusetts Bay Ins. Co. v. Joyner, 763 So.2d 877, 2000 WL 994979, Miss., July 20, 2000 (No. 1999-CA-00750-SCT)

Trustmark Nat. Bank v. Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center, 792 So.2d 267, 2000 WL 688725,  Miss.App., May 30, 2000(No. 1998-CA-01304-COA)

Hare v. State, 733 So.2d 277, 1999 WL 145308, Miss., March 18, 1999 (No. 97-CA-01443-SCT)

Ellis v. Anderson Tully Co., 727 So.2d 716, 1998 WL 909573, Miss., December 31, 1998 (No. 97-CA-00896-SCT)

American Funeral Assur. Co. v. Hubbs, 700 So.2d 283, 1997 WL 333149,  Miss., June 19, 1997 (No. 95-CT-00034-SCT)

Caldwell v. Alfa Ins. Co., 686 So.2d 1092, 1996 WL 726987, Miss., December 19, 1996 (No. 93-CA-00722-SCT)

Freeny v. Southern Heritage Life Ins. Co., 656 So.2d 315, 1995 WL 383076, Miss., May 25, 1995(No. 92-CA-00335-SCT)

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Lewis, 918 F.Supp. 168, 1995 WL 815239, S.D.Miss., March 30, 1995 (Civil A. Nos. 3:93-cv-700WS, 3:94-cv-282WS)

Lewis v. Blackmon, 864 F.Supp. 1, 1994 WL 518845, S.D.Miss., September 16, 1994 (Civ. A. No. 3:94-cv-282WS)

Travis v. Hartford Acc. and Indem. Co., 630 So.2d 337, 1993 WL 510640, Miss., December 09, 1993 (Nos. 90-CC-1222, 90-M-0727)

Ford v. State Farm Ins. Co., 625 So.2d 792, 1993 WL 398705, Miss., October 07, 1993 (No. 90-CA-0980)

Perma R. Products, Inc. v. Haynes, 615 So.2d 576, 1993 WL 34755,  Miss., February 11, 1993 (No. 90-CA-1157)

Caldwell v. Alfa Ins. Corp., 806 F.Supp. 623, 1992 WL 339874, S.D.Miss., November 18, 1992 (Civ. A. No. W92-0033(B)(C))

Sawyer v. Illinois Cent. Gulf R. Co., 606 So.2d 1069, 1992 WL 236340, Miss., August 05, 1992 (No. 89-CA-1171)

Martin v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 776 F.Supp. 1172, 1991 WL 230491, 14 Employee Benefits Cas. 1866,  S.D.Miss., May 07, 1991 (No. J89-0524(W))

Chambers v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 776 F.Supp. 1166, 1991 WL 228011,  S.D.Miss., April 22, 1991 (Civ. A. No. J90-0063(L))

Thompson v. Picadilly Cafeteria, Inc., 577 So.2d 402, 1991 WL 52447, Miss., April 03, 1991 (No. 89-CA-1338)

Davis v. Illinois Cent. R. Co., 921 F.2d 616, 1991 WL 955, C.A.5 (Miss.), January 24, 1991 (No. 90-1738 Summary Calendar)

Fontenot v. State Farm Ins. Co., 572 So.2d 879, 1990 WL 257588, Miss., December 19, 1990 (Nos. 89-CA-1172, 89-CA-1213 and 89-CA-1214)

McKay By and Through McKay v. Boyd Const. Co., Inc., 571 So.2d 916, 1990 WL 194088, Miss., November 28, 1990 (No. 07-CA-58938)

Mississippi Steel, Div. of Magna Corp. v. Travis, 559 So.2d 1052, 1990 WL 48563, Miss., April 11, 1990 (No. 07-CC-59369)

Bolls v. Middendorf’'s, Inc., 729 F.Supp. 1583, 1990 WL 12322,  S.D.Miss., February 14, 1990 (Civ. A. No. W89-0063(B))

Lang v. Stuart Air Conditioning & Heating Services, Inc., 570 So.2d 247, 1989 WL 160486, Miss., December 13, 1989 (No. 07-CA-58756)

Saucier v. Country Club of Jackson, Miss., Inc., 541 So.2d 1031, 1989 WL 31939, Miss., March 29, 1989 (No. 58440)

Smith v. Safeco Ins. Co., 863 F.2d 403, 1989 WL 82, C.A.5 (Miss.), January 20, 1989 (No. 88-4312)

Williams v. U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co., 854 F.2d 106, 1988 WL 85992, C.A.5 (Miss.), September 07, 1988 (No. 87-4569)

Geiger v. Geiger, 530 So.2d 185, 1988 WL 90713, Miss., August 24, 1988 (No. 57781)

Deason v. Cox, 527 So.2d 624, 1988 WL 40712, Miss., April 27, 1988 (No. 57587)

Smith v. Safeco Ins. Co. of America, 704 F.Supp. 111, 1988 WL 147682, S.D.Miss., April 22, 1988 (Civ. A. No. J84-0925(W))

Robinson v. Packard Elec. Div., General Motors Corp., 523 So.2d 329, 1988 WL 33305, Miss., April 13, 1988 (No. 57703)

Adkins v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 519 So.2d 1242, 1988 WL 12987, Miss., February 17, 1988 (No. 57535)

Smith v. Klinger Elec. Corp., 519 So.2d 1243, 1988 WL 12993, Miss., February 17, 1988 (No. 57540)

James v. Jackson, 514 So.2d 1224, Miss., November 04, 1987 (No. 57196)

White v. Miller, 513 So.2d 600, Miss., September 30, 1987 (No. 57082)

King v. Lampton-Love Gas Co., 510 So.2d 530, Miss., July 29, 1987 (No. 57039)

Johnston v. Pneumo Corp., 652 F.Supp. 1402, S.D.Miss., February 04, 1987 (Civ. A. No. J84-0815(B))

Brown v. United Ins. Co. of America, 807 F.2d 1239, 6 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1284, C.A.5 (Miss.), January 20, 1987 (No. 86-4474)

Club of Jackson, Mississippi, Inc. v. Saucier, 498 So.2d 337, Miss., November 12, 1986 (No. 56839)

Latham v. Hayes, 495 So.2d 453, Miss., September 24, 1986 (No. 55769)

Perkins v. Insurance Co. of North America, 799 F.2d 955, C.A.5 (Miss.), September 12, 1986 (No. 85-4753)

Sullivan v. Browning-Ferris Industries of Mississippi, Inc., 491 So.2d 863,  Miss., July 30, 1986 (No. 56893)

Harris v. Newman Mach. Co., Inc., 641 F.Supp. 146, S.D.Miss., May 09, 1986 (No. Civ. A. J85-0168(L))

Terrain Enterprises, Inc. v. Western Cas. and Sur. Co., 774 F.2d 1320, C.A.5 (Miss.), October 29, 1985 (No. 84-4615)

Bracey v. Packard Elec. Div. General Motors Co., 476 So.2d 28,  Miss., September 18, 1985 (No. 55729)

Hauser v. Krupp Steel Producers, Inc., 761 F.2d 204, C.A.5 (Miss.), May 23, 1985 (No. 84-4127)

McGee v. Royal Manor Apartments, Inc., 471 So.2d 1204,  Miss., May 08, 1985 (No. 54712)

Covington v. Covington, 459 So.2d 780, Miss., October 31, 1984 (No. 55202)

Harris v. Sellers, 446 So.2d 1012, Miss., March 07, 1984 (No. 54142)

Covington v. Covington, 440 So.2d 544, Miss., September 21, 1983 (No. 53929)

Armour and Co. v. Davis, 416 So.2d 697, Miss., July 14, 1982 (No. 53272)

McKissack v. H.R. Morgan Construction Co., 416 So.2d 689,  Miss., July 07, 1982 (No. 53260)

Brinson v. Brinson, 413 So.2d 1025, Miss., May 12, 1982 (No. 53479.)

Engle Acoustic Tile, Inc. v. Roberts, 403 So.2d 139, Miss., September 09, 1981 (No. 52893)

Loflin v. Thornton, 394 So.2d 905, Miss., March 04, 1981 (No. 52395)

Penrow v. Williams, 393 So.2d 1328, Miss., February 18, 1981 (No. 52455)

Doug McCurley,Inc. v. Evans, 388 So.2d 1189, Miss., September 17, 1980 (No. 52135)

Ford Motor Company v. Lee, 385 So.2d 1306, Miss., July 23, 1980 (No. 51883)

McKlemurry v. University Medical Center, 380 So.2d 251, Miss., February 27, 1980 (No. 51719)

Reed v. State, 379 So.2d 85, Miss., January 16, 1980 (No. 51717)

Partyka v. Yazoo Development Corp., 376 So.2d 646, Miss., September 12, 1979 (No. 51254)

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