Protecting and Preserving the Gaming Industry in Mississippi
Copeland Cook’s Casino Litigation team helps to protect and preserve this vital economic industry in our state through our proactive, responsive, and effective representation of six gaming properties in Mississippi.
Our Casino Litigation team is a statewide leader in the representation of gaming, resort, hospitality, and other commercial properties. The group’s experience dates back to the inception of legalized gaming in Mississippi. Our group is capable of handling any legal issue that may present itself in a gaming, resort, hospitality, or other commercial setting.
We routinely and successfully defend claims and lawsuits involving:
- Premises liability
- Alcohol liability
- Security liability
- Adulterated food
- Disability discrimination claims
- Contractual issues
- General corporate representation
Our team proactively provides its clients with seminars and workshops that address emerging issues, trends, and potential problem areas within the industry, in an effort to prevent accidents and injury claims. We advise on suggested practices in accident and injury claim workup, the proper documentation of an incident with photographs and/or video footage, control of the incident area, preservation of evidence, and various other issues that arise routinely at commercial properties.
Our attorneys quickly respond to any accident or injury claim prior to a lawsuit’s being filed, ensuring the client is prepared and in the best position possible in anticipation of litigation. This process often involves retaining and preserving evidence, obtaining information and affidavits from witnesses, and counseling on best practices moving forward. Our experience has been that immediate response to accident and injury claims often results in lawsuit prevention.
If a claim does ripen into a lawsuit, our team effectively defends our clients, with an impressive record in successfully pursuing and obtaining dispositive judgments, jury verdicts, and other favorable outcomes for our clients.