High Court Won't Hear Miss. Medical Equipment Tax Row

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by medical equipment giant Mobility Medical Inc., rejecting the company’s bid to stop Mississippi from taxing its medical equipment sold to individuals covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

Mobility Medical was hoping to have the nation’s high court overturn a Mississippi Supreme Court decision late last year that said Mississippi’s law allowing for the collection of sales taxes on medical devices did not conflict with a federal law banning such collections because the...
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