The $38.5 million jury decision against Mississippi's Trustmark Corp. has set off a firestorm of complaints against the bank and other institutions in the area, according to the plaintiff's lawyer.

Lawrence E. Abernathy 3d, the lawyer, said he has gotten hundreds of telephone calls in the last several days from people with similar complaints against Trustmark and other area banks.

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