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Mississippi Supreme Court Grants Reynolds’ Appeal for Murphy Oil on Premises Liability Case and Rules for Murphy Oil

Murphy Oil USA, Inc., d/b/a Spur Oil and Gas Corporation v. Lillie Mae Harris; in the Supreme Court of Mississippi; No. 2005-IA-00864-SCT (Miss. 2005) (unpublished)

Mr. Reynolds represented Murphy Oil USA, Inc. in this premises liability death case where the family of the decedent sued Murphy claiming, among other things, inadequate security at the gas station.

The trial court denied Murphy Oil’s Motion for Summary Judgment based on the statute of limitations. The Mississippi Supreme Court granted Murphy’s Petition for Interlocutory Appeal, vacated the trial court’s order denying Murphy’s Motion for Summary Judgment, and rendered judgment in favor of Murphy Oil USA, Inc.

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