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How Do I Sue for Whiplash After a Mississippi Car Accident?

How Do I Sue for Whiplash After a Mississippi Car Accident?

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries associated with Mississippi car accidents and can worsen without proper treatment. The reality is that many people do not want to pay expensive medical bills for what seems like minor neck pain and their condition often worsens as a result. The good news is you might be able to still seek medical treatment without having to pay expensive fees. As long as your car accident was caused by the negligence of [...]

How Can I Prepare for My Mississippi Personal Injury Trial?

How Can I Prepare for My Mississippi Personal Injury Trial?

There is a reason many people, Mississippi personal injury lawyers included, want to avoid taking a personal injury case to trial. Personal injury trials take longer, involve tedious work, and may delay your compensation even longer. When a personal injury trial is inevitable, the best thing you can do to speed things up is to prepare as much as possible. An experienced Jackson Multi-Vehicle Accidents Attorney might be able to help you with this. Ways You Can Prepare for [...]

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Why Are Underride Truck Accidents so Dangerous?

Among all the different types of truck accidents, few are so dangerous as underride crashes. An “underride” refers to a specific type of crash in which a smaller vehicle strikes a commercial truck’s trailer, causing the front of the vehicle to “ride under” the truck, which often leads to the passenger cabin being crushed. We’ll quickly explain what an underride entails, how you can avoid them, and what you should do if you’re hurt in an underride truck accident [...]

Who's Liable for a Drowsy Driving Truck Accident?

Who’s Liable for a Drowsy Driving Truck Accident?

Drowsy driving truck accidents are surprisingly common in Mississippi, as truckers are often asked to operate their vehicle for long, monotonous stretches every day, making it incredibly likely that they’ll encounter fatigue at some point. If you’re hurt in one such crash, the truck driver will likely be liable, though not always. In practice, the issue isn’t with knowing “who’s” liable for drowsy driving, but rather, with trying to prove that drowsy driving occurred in the first place. Why Drowsy [...]

Steps to Take After a Mississippi Auto Accident

Steps to Take After a Mississippi Auto Accident

If you’ve just been hurt in a Mississippi auto accident, it’s normal to feel stressed and overwhelmed. The first step you should take is to calm down. Once you have your bearings, you can start to gather evidence, and then follow these key tips to make sure you get out of your accident without jeopardizing your ability to file a claim or inadvertently committing a crime. Exchange Information  After an accident of any scale, you are legally required to stop and [...]

Three Crucial Driving Laws to Follow in Mississippi

Three Crucial Driving Laws to Follow in Mississippi

Traffic laws dictate every route we take from home, to work or even simple shopping trips. But many drivers are guilty of breaking traffic laws at some point, intentionally or unintentionally. We run red lights and stop signs, park in no parking zones, and speed on highways. However, breaking laws not only provides you a one-way ticket to legal charges but potentially places you in danger of an accident. Traffic laws do not exist to mildly inconvenience drivers but ensure [...]

Most Common Mississippi Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Most Common Mississippi Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle accidents can lead to a variety of Mississippi personal injuries that range from mild to severe. Some injuries can heal within a few days while others can leave people with lifelong impairments and lost work skills. The financial damages caused by a motorcycle can add up fast for motorcyclists with severe injuries. Not only may you be facing medical bills, but lost wages. If your motorcycle accident injuries were caused by a negligent driver, then try contacting a [...]

What is the Difference Between a Concussion and Mississippi Traumatic Brain Injury?

What is the Difference Between a Concussion and Mississippi Traumatic Brain Injury?

Many people who have heard about concussions and traumatic brain injuries caused by Mississippi car accidents wonder if these terms mean the same thing. Some people think concussions are different from traumatic brain injuries while others think they describe the same medical condition. The important thing to remember is to seek medical attention if you experience strange symptoms after a car accident. You may also want to talk with a Jackson Auto Accidents Lawyer if the other driver was [...]

How Do I Prove Emotional Damages After a Mississippi Car Accident?

How Do I Prove Emotional Damages After a Mississippi Car Accident?

The aftermath of a violent and unexpected Mississippi car accident not only involves physical injuries but in some cases, emotional injuries too. Making the best of your situation is not always easy when everything seems to be working against you, which can significantly worsen your stress and make filing your accident claim that much harder. There are a few steps you can follow to make this process easier when the car accident was caused by someone else. You can [...]

The Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

The Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

Car accidents are a leading cause of death in America, claiming the lives of tens of thousands of motorists every year. Any crash can result in death, but more often than not, certain types of car accidents are especially likely to cause fatalities. Familiarizing yourself with these dangerous types of car accidents is vital to avoid becoming a casualty statistic yourself. Head-On Crashes Fatal head-on crashes account for over half of all vehicle-related deaths in America as they generally involve the [...]