May 14, 2022

Biloxi, MS - Pedestrian Fatally Struck Near Cedar Lake Exit on I-10

Biloxi, MS (May 14, 2022) - A pedestrian who was walking by the interstate was struck by a driver and killed on Monday, May 9th.  

Officers from the Biloxi Police Department said the incident happened at about 2:15 a.m. on Interstate 10 in the area of the Cedar Lake Exit when the person was walking alongside one of the eastbound lanes of the roadway when they were struck by a car. 

The driver is cooperating with their investigation. Police have not indicated whether or not they think that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. 

As of now, no charges have been filed.

The victim’s name has not been released pending official identification and family notification.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Damages Available for Wrongful Deaths in Mississippi

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When a person you love is unexpectedly killed in an incident that could have easily been avoided, the resulting economic, physical, and emotional obligations that arise will undoubtedly be enormous. Sadly, wrongful deaths can stem from numerous kinds of negligence-based accidents. A few of the more common ones seen in Mississippi include: 

  • Automobile collisions
  • Dangerous or defective products
  • Hunting accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Premises liability issues
  • Farming accidents
  • Defective or dangerous medical devices
  • Workplace sickness or injury

Although some wrongful deaths occur instantly, at the very same moment as the accident, some victims have to face weeks, months, or years of continuous medical treatment or depending on life support before their injuries finally win. 

In these scenarios, surviving family members are not only left grieving but also trying to work out exactly how they are going to deal with the outrageous medical expenses incurred by the deceased, along with the added anxiety that comes with the absence of the contributions, monetary and otherwise, that the deceased is no longer providing. Our team of skilled attorneys works tirelessly to secure maximum compensation for their clients’ damages, including: 

  • Medical bills
  • Burial and funeral expenses/Cremation costs
  • Lost income and lost future income
  • Loss of consortium
  • Pain and suffering

In the event that the respondent’s actions were particularly egregious, the court could also decide to award exemplary damages. These are meant to serve as a punishment for the respondent and to deter like-minded people from committing the same or a similar act.

A reputable wrongful death lawyer in Biloxi will know the most effective way to help you prove negligence, construct a solid claim, and make sure that the responsible party is held financially accountable for their role in the death of your loved one. 

Our attorneys have a well-established track record of securing the maximum amount of financial compensation available to our clients. Our goal is to ensure that all of their damages are covered after a wrongful death. 

Reach out to a Mississippi pedestrian injury attorney at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your potential claim today and see what we are able to do for you. 

Note: The information provided within these posts has been gathered from outside sources, for Germany Law Firm, PLLC, and, as such, has not been independently verified. All provided information has been gathered from secondary sources including news bulletins and other first-hand accounts. If you find any information that is incorrect or you would like this post to be removed, please contact our law firm immediately so that we can correct the story or remove it entirely from the website.

Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. 

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