Sweet and Associates’ clients have a team of lawyers who know the law and can maneuver successfully on their behalf in every legal arena from misdemeanor criminal matters to wrongful death cases. Attorneys handle cases in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Illinois and Washington, DC. The Firm has earned a national reputation for excellence based on its performance and results in cases followed across the country. Washington v. YMCA, et al. was the first Mississippi civil trial aired nationwide on Court TV. It ended in settlement. The murder trial of Elicia Hughes was featured on Dateline NBC. She was acquitted. Sweet’s $150 million verdict against American Home Products resulted in a global settlement for all affected by the company’s diet drug, fen-phen.