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Can Self-Employed Car Accident Victims File a Claim For Lost Income?

Can Self-Employed Car Accident Victims File a Claim For Lost Income?

Lost income frequently makes up a substantial share of the financial compensation settlement package in personal injury lawsuits. For the majority of car accident victims, establishing that they have endured this particular loss is fairly simple and usually only requires them to show their pay stubs, income reports, or most recent tax papers. If you are self-employed, however, and you do not get regularly scheduled paychecks, you might have a great deal of difficulty when it comes to recouping your [...]

Hinds Co, MS - Vehicle Collision on I-55

Hinds Co, MS – Vehicle Collision on I-55

Hinds Co, MS (November 10, 2019) – A car accident on Interstate 55 just past Woodrow Wilson Avenue had morning traffic backed up for miles on Friday, November 8th. The collision took place shortly before 9:00 a.m. and caused all southbound lanes of traffic to be backed up past Briarwood Avenue. Emergency medical technicians, as well as the police, were dispatched to the scene. At this time the number of cars involved in the accident and the number of injured victims remains [...]

Lamar Co, MS - Crash on US 98 at Cole Rd

Lamar Co, MS – Crash on US 98 at Cole Rd

Lamar Co, MS (November 10, 2019) – Westbound traffic on US 98 near Cole Road was delayed for over an hour due to an accident. The collision took place on Friday, November 8th at about 4:30 p.m. Police and additional first responders were on the scene to transport victims to area hospitals and pull wreckage out of the roadway so that traffic could pass. There is no further information regarding the accident or its victims available at this time. The crash is still [...]

Forrest Co, MS - Injury Accident on Classic Dr

Forrest Co, MS – Injury Accident on Classic Dr

Forrest Co, MS (November 10, 2019) – A crash took place on Friday, November 8th on Classic drive near US 49.  The multi-vehicle accident involved at least three cars and blocked all southbound lanes and one northbound lane of traffic. Police and paramedics were on the scene to investigate the cause of the accident and treat those who were injured. The accident is still under investigation at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We [...]

Copiah Co, MS - Driver Killed in Crash on Hwy 27

Copiah Co, MS – Driver Killed in Crash on Hwy 27

Copiah Co, MS (November 10, 2019) – Officers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol were dispatched to a two-car accident on Mississippi State Road 27 shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Friday, November 9th. Initial reports indicate that a Nissan Altima was heading eastbound on Bankhead Lane when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, it veered directly into the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer. The driver of the Altima was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with undisclosed injuries. [...]

What Out-of-State Drivers in Mississippi Need to Know

What Out-of-State Drivers in Mississippi Need to Know

Regardless of whether the state of Mississippi is where you are headed or simply a state you are driving through on your way to somewhere else, it is essential to be familiar with the rules of the road. Traffic rules and motor vehicle regulations are determined by each individual state, so every single time you cross over state lines, you could be crossing into a whole new set of laws governing your driving. Listed below are a few facts you [...]

Pascagoula, MS - Victim in Hwy 90 Crash Identified

Pascagoula, MS – Victim in Hwy 90 Crash Identified

Pascagoula, MS (November 10, 2019) – The victim of a nine-vehicle collision that took place on Tuesday, November 5th has been identified. 64-year-old Charlotte Moore died due to blunt force trauma resulting from the accident. The collision occurred shortly before 6:00 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Highway 90. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined One other driver was also injured during the 9-car catastrophe. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, [...]

Jackson, MS - Fatal Accident on Hanging Moss Rd

Jackson, MS – Fatal Accident on Hanging Moss Rd

Jackson, MS (November 10, 2019) – One person is dead following a multi-car collision on Monday, November 4th. The collision took place in the 4300 block of Hanging Moss Road. According to initial reports, two vehicles collided head-on which, in turn, caused other vehicles to become entangled in the wreckage, one of which struck the side of a deserted house. The driver of the car that caused the accident later died of injuries he sustained during the crash. A second driver implicated in [...]

Lamar Co, MS - Crash on US 98 at Cole Rd

Jackson, MS – Injury Accident on I-55

Jackson, MS (November 10, 2019) – An accident that took place on Friday, November 8th where one vehicle ended up on top of another backed up traffic for hours on Interstate 55. The collision occurred near the Jackson Water Plant. The Jackson Police Department stated that none of the injuries sustained by the victims were classified as life-threatening. There is no further information available at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for [...]

Clay Co, MS - 1 Dead & 2 Injured in Crash on MS-50

Clay Co, MS – 1 Dead & 2 Injured in Crash on MS-50

Clay Co, MS (November 10, 2019) – One person is dead and two more are injured following a head-on collision on Sunday, November 3rd. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., 75-year-old Fred Kuykendall, a resident of West Point was traveling westbound on Mississippi State Road 50 when he collided head-first with a car driven by 40-year-old Latasha Davis Hayes, from Yazoo City. One of the passengers in Kuykendall’s car, 70-year-old Gail Kuykendall, was not wearing her seatbelt. She died at the scene. Both Kuykendall [...]