Mississippi Legal News

What Causes Mississippi Aviation Accidents?

What are the Top Causes of Aviation Accidents in the State of Mississippi?

Plane crashes do not happen as often as car accidents, but the aftermath of an aviation accident in Mississippi, like anywhere else, can produce devastating results. It is an unfortunate fact that oftentimes, these types of accidents are the reason for substantial physical bodily harm and death. In many cases, those who suffer due to a plane crash had absolutely no control over the accident and were not at fault in any way. It is important to know that [...]

How Can Tailgating Cause a Mississippi Car Accident

How Often Does Tailgating Cause a Car Accident in Mississippi?

Tailgating is a form of aggressive driving where one car drives very closely behind another. Tailgating is dangerous and puts drivers at high risk for an accident. There are so many things that can quickly change when driving and if drivers tailgate they aren’t giving themselves or the car they are riding near much room or time to react appropriately. The damages that result from tailgating accidents affect both cars.  If you were injured in a car accident in Mississippi [...]

What Are the Most Commonly Injured Parts of the Spine?

What Are the Most Commonly Injured Parts of the Spine?

Suffering a spinal cord injury can have major effects on a person’s life. The most severe spinal cord injuries can leave a person fully depending on their family for self-care. However, the level of self-care needed depends highly on the areas where the spine was damaged. Being aware of the most commonly injured parts of the spine might help you prepare for your future. Do not hesitate to ask a Mississippi spinal cord injury lawyer for help if your [...]

Is Pharmaceutical Negligence the Same as Medical Negligence?

Is Pharmaceutical Negligence the Same as Medical Negligence?

Many people wonder whether pharmaceutical negligence is the same as medical negligence. Pharmaceutical negligence is something that can lead to disastrous consequences for patients. Not only do some people suffer major side effects, but others have been known to pass away. If you suffered injuries or lost a loved one to medical malpractice in Mississippi, then consider talking to a Mississippi medical malpractice attorney today. What is Pharmaceutical Negligence? Pharmaceutical negligence happens when a pharmacist or pharmacy worker fails to uphold [...]

What Happens if the Statute of Limitations Passes Before You File Your Claim

What Happens if the Statute of Limitations Passes Before You File Your Claim?

After an injury accident, a victim does not have an unlimited amount of time to file an injury claim for compensation for their damages. Each state is different with regard to the amount of time allowed for a claim to be filed. For most states, victims have only a few years. When a government entity is involved in an injury incident, it is common to see the amount of time permitted for a claim to be filed is much [...]

The Most Dangerous Automobile on the Road

The Most Dangerous Automobile on the Road

When looking for a car, one of the most important factors that people use to make their decision is how safe the vehicle is. Reading consumer safety reports and looking at government sources like those from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety can be helpful.  Some basic principles regarding the type of car to pick when considering safety include: Smaller cars are less visible and have fewer structural protections. Older cars do not have updated safety features. Checking recalls and making sure that [...]

What are the Most Common Mississippi Medical Malpractice Claims

What are the Most Common Mississippi Medical Malpractice Claims?

Professional medical workers from doctors to nurses and pharmacists all have extremely important jobs. That is to do their best to keep the population healthy and to assist sick or injured individuals towards healing and recovery when possible. This is why physicians take the Hippocratic Oath, to have the highest ethical standards with regard to caring for patients. If a medical provider is careless in their actions, they can cause great harm and even death to their patients. If you [...]

How do the Most Common Types of Mississippi Car Accidents Happen

How do the Most Common Types of Mississippi Car Accidents Happen

There are more than six million car accidents that take place in the United States on an annual basis. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that in 2019 there were 33,244 deadly crashes across the country which resulted in 36,096 deaths. Car accidents in the United States are a reoccurring problem, and the same is true for the state of Mississippi. As of 2019, the state of Mississippi had a population of 2,976,149. That year there were 581 [...]

Can You Survive a Plane Crash

Who Can You Sue After Surviving a Plane Crash?

There may be no scarier situation than to be on a flight that is having difficulties and going down. Knowing how high you are in the air and what impact may look like has to be terrifying. Yet, when looking at all the data from past plane crashes, it is possible to survive one of these traumatic events. There are several examples of crashes where there are no fatalities. In 2018 a plane carrying 103 passengers crashed in Durango, a [...]

How do Injury Attorneys Get Higher Settlements for Victims

How do Injury Attorneys Get Higher Settlements for Victims?

There are no guarantees when it comes to filing a personal injury claim for compensation. To be compensated, a victim must have ample documentation and evidence showing the damages that they suffered were the result of an accident caused by a negligent party. In the state of Mississippi, people who are harmed by another reckless person will be able to file a claim against them for compensation. Even if you were deemed to be the primary cause of an accident, [...]