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How To Figure Out Future Costs for a Personal Injury Claim?

How To Figure the Out Future Costs for a Personal Injury Claim?

A negligent party that causes an accident that you are in which results in your harm or that of a loved one’s, filing a personal injury claim could be a possible way to get the compensation that is needed to pay for damages suffered. When you file a personal injury claim in Mississippi, there are several damages you can include in your calculations for compensation. These include: Pain and suffering. Medical expenses. Property damages. Missed wages. These damages are more like wide categories for [...]

Taylorsville, MS - Anthony Collum Hurt in Three-Car Crash on US-84

Taylorsville, MS – Anthony Collum Hurt in Three-Car Crash on US-84

Taylorsville, MS (January 24, 2022) – There were multiple injuries following a pileup collision in Taylorsville on Wednesday night, January 19. The accident was reported on US-84 near MS-529 at around 6:20 p.m.  A 2010 Chevrolet Camaro driven by 61-year-old Ralph Thompson of Prentiss reportedly crashed into a 2015 Hyundai Accent operated by 22-year-old Anthony Collum of Moss Point. It was then that 21-year-old Amanda Herrin of Heidelberg crashed into both vehicles in her 2008 Honda Accord.   Collum and a passenger [...]

Collins, MS - Chaniquel Hathorn Dies in T-Bone Crash on US-84

Collins, MS – Chaniquel Hathorn Dies in T-Bone Crash on US-84

Collins, MS (January 24, 2022) – A Prentiss woman was killed following a two-vehicle collision in the Collins area on Thursday night, January 20. The deadly accident was reported on US-84 at around 5:30 p.m.  Initial reports revealed that 24-year-old LaDiamond King of Collins was driving a 2018 Kia Rio at the time of the crash. King crashed into a 2007 Ford Fusion driven by 28-year-old Chaniquel Hathorn of Prentiss. Hathorn suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the [...]

Rolling Fork, MS - Traffic Accident at US-61 & MS-14 Results in Injuries

Rolling Fork, MS – Traffic Accident at US-61 & MS-14 Results in Injuries

Rolling Fork, MS (January 24, 2022) – On Sunday afternoon, January 23, Rolling Fork police officers were dispatched to a serious car accident. At 3:44 p.m. the collision occurred at the intersection of US-61 SB and MS-14. As a result of the collision, at least one person was injured. At this time, the extent of the injuries is unknown. As a result of the collision, all lanes were closed, and responding paramedics assessed and treated the victims on the spot. Law [...]

Vicksburg, MS - Injuries Reported in Car Crash at MS-27 & Stenson Rd

Vicksburg, MS – Injuries Reported in Car Crash at MS-27 & Stenson Rd

Vicksburg, MS (January 24, 2022) – At least one person was injured in a car accident in the Vicksburg area on Monday morning, January 24. The accident happened at 8:51 a.m. at the intersection of MS-27 and Stenson Road, according to authorities. The injured were helped by emergency personnel on the scene. All lanes were closed as a result of the collision, and those who were injured were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. At this time, no additional information [...]

Does a Sudden Emergency Defense Shield Truckers from Liability after an Accident

Does a Sudden Emergency Defense Shield Truckers from Liability after an Accident?

It is common practice for individuals who act negligently and cause a traffic accident to try to find some type of excuse as to why the incident was not their fault. Actually, they will generally argue the crash happened because of the behavior of the injured victim. While this may seem unfair, and it is, as long as victims have proper legal counsel, they are in the best position to counter these deceitful claims. If you were in a truck [...]

Oxford, MS - Emergency Crews On Scene of Injury Accident on Hwy 7

Oxford, MS – Emergency Crews On Scene of Injury Accident on Hwy 7

Oxford, MS (January 23, 2022) – A crash that left victims with injuries occurred when one vehicle struck the side of another as it attempted to make a turn at the entrance to the Serenity Funeral Home on Sunday, January 23rd.  The accident took place at about 4:25 p.m. in the northbound lane of Highway 7 off County Road 301 in Oxford.   Emergency medical personnel were on hand to administer any necessary medical treatment to the injured victims. Officials are not [...]

Oxford, MS - OPD Investigating Cause of Car Accident With Injuries on Robbins Cir

Oxford, MS – OPD Investigating Cause of Car Accident With Injuries on Robbins Cir

Oxford, MS (January 23, 2022) – At least one victim was injured during a car accident in Oxford on Sunday, January 23rd. According to sources, the collision occurred at about 9:45 a.m. in the 100th block of Robbins Circle, near the West End Condominium Complex.  First responders were dispatched to the area to help paramedics with victim rescue and treatment while police conducted an investigation to determine the cause of the accident. No additional details have been released. This incident is still under [...]

Oxford, MS - Shadow Creek Dr Site of Car Accident With Injuries

Oxford, MS – Shadow Creek Dr Site of Car Accident With Injuries

Oxford, MS (January 23, 2022) – First responders and law enforcement officers were called to investigate the cause of an injury accident at about 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, January 23rd in Oxford.   The accident took place on Shadow Creek Drive, near the Greens at Oxford.  According to sources, the accident involved two vehicles and resulted in the temporary closure of the area as emergency medical personnel and police worked to medically evaluate those involved and offer any necessary medical treatment.  The total [...]

Anguilla, MS - Car Accident With Injuries on US-61 at MS-14

Anguilla, MS – Car Accident With Injuries on US-61 at MS-14

Anguilla, MS (January 23, 2022) – A car accident took place on Sunday, January 23rd that left at least one victim with injuries. Police reports show that the crash happened at about 4:40 p.m. in the southbound lanes of US-61 at the intersection of State Highway 14 in Sharkey County.  First responders were dispatched to the area to help police with victim rescue while they worked to determine the cause of the car accident. Paramedics were also on the scene to render [...]