In Saturday’s WSJ, Jason Zweig discussed the unrealistic investment assumptions in the nation’s public pensions, which includes Mississippi’s PERS.  The opening: With U.S. stocks at all-time highs, it’s more important than ever that investors be brutally realistic about future returns. Some of the most purportedly sophisticated investors in the world, the managers of giant pension funds for state and local government employees, might not have absorbed that lesson yet. View Full Post
New Year, New Name In this inaugural post for 2018, I’d like to announce a significant change in my firm. As of January 1, 2018, Smith Law Group has become Smith Haley Nobles. I started this firm in 2006 as a sole proprietorship. Solo life was great, if somewhat solitary. View Full Post
On Wednesday a Lamar County jury rendered a plaintiff verdict of $515,000 in Boudreaux v. Gororth. Here the Complaint. The plaintiff suffered injuries in a collision on I-59 in Lamar County. Here is the jury’s Verdict. The jury awarded the following damages: $200,000- pain and suffering; $50,000- emotional distress; $195,000- past and future medical bills; $70,000- lost wages. View Full Post