Jones Co, MS (August 29, 2022) - On Monday, August 29th, one person was killed during a vehicle crash that took place on Interstate 59 in Jones County.
A spokesman from the Jones County Fire Council stated that crews were dispatched to the scene at about 6:25 a.m. near milepost 76 in the vicinity of the airport.
Upon their arrival, crews located one of the vehicle occupants that was thrown from the car as it overturned after the driver struck a concrete divider in a construction zone.
The Jones County Coroner’s Office and the Mississippi Highway Patrol also responded to the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Wrongful Deaths in Mississippi
Unfortunately, wrongful deaths can arise from multiple types of accidents. Some of the more common accidents include:
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Defective or dangerous products
- Farming accidents
- Premises liability
- Medical malpractice
- Hunting accidents
- Faulty medical devices
- Workplace injuries or sicknesses
While some wrongful deaths happen immediately at the same moment as the incident, other victims are forced to endure weeks, months, or even years of constant medical care or being hooked up to life support before they finally give in to their injuries.
When someone you love is suddenly killed in an accident that could have been avoided, the consequent mental, physical, and monetary obligations you incur will probably be tremendous.
In these situations, families are not only left to mourn but to figure out how to handle the exorbitant medical bills, as well as the added worries that come with the lack of contributions, financial and otherwise, the deceased is no longer making to the household.
When someone's negligent behavior is especially egregious, the court can also opt to award punitive damages. These damages are designed to act as an extra punishment for the respondent and to dissuade others from behaving in a similar or the same manner.
A reliable Mississippi wrongful death lawyer will know how to help you build a solid claim, and ensure that the liable party is held economically accountable for the part they played in the death.
We have a well-known track record of securing fair and full financial compensation for our clients and will cover all of their damages following a wrongful death. Contact a Mississippi car crash attorney at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case today and see what we are able to do for you.
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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.