Practice Areas > Insurance & Risk Management Services
Torts Claims Act
Defending Public and Political Entities Against Tort Claims
Copeland Cook provides full service representation to public entities and political subdivisions across Mississippi for claims arising under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act and Federal Tort Claims Act.
These public and political entities and their employees may include:
- County governments
- School districts
- School boards
- Law enforcement agencies
We specialize in assisting clients in both claim prevention and defense after an action is filed. Our objective is to evaluate and seek the most cost-effective way to resolve any claim, either by court dismissal or resolution at the pre-trial or trial stage. This includes gathering information to support our clients’ position and vigorously protecting our clients’ interests.
Copeland Cook attorneys have extensive experience and success for our clients at both the trial court and appellate court levels related to Torts Claims Act defense.
Attorneys working in this practice area:
- Walker Gibson Ridgeland Office
- Bradley Kelly Ridgeland Office
- Bill Whitfield Gulfport Office
- Bill McDonough Gulfport Office
- Johnny Nelms Gulfport Office
- Kaara Lind Gulfport Office
- Matt Miller Hattiesburg Office
- Nick Thompson Hattiesburg Office