Category Archives: Appeal

David Pitre wins MS Supreme Court Appeal for his client against State Farm

David Pitre won an important appellate victory for his client and for all Mississippi insurance policyholders in a case where State Farm attempted to unfairly deny uninsured motorist (UM) coverage to its own customer. The insurance industry had been fighting this battle for years and had previously succeeded in convincing a federal appeals court toRead More

Pitre wins appeal in complex life insurance case

David Pitre successfully convinced the Mississippi Court of Appeals to overturn the trial court’s summary judgment dismissal of his client’s case.  You can read the Court’s full opinion here.  This complex litigation involved the interpretation of several life insurance policies, and claims of unjust enrichment, equitable estoppel and promissory estoppel.   The lawsuit lasted several yearsRead More