Marion, MS (August 27, 2022) - An elderly man was killed during a vehicle collision on Monday, August 22nd in Marion.
The incident took place at about 2:30 p.m. when, according to the Marion Police Chief, the victim was making a lefthand turn off of Marion Drive onto Dale Drive when he was struck by the driver of a northbound vehicle.
The victim’s car was hit on the driver’s side, causing the 82-year-old driver to be ejected.
He was transported by ambulance to an area hospital and was pronounced dead about an hour later.
His name has not been released.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Wrongful Death Damages in Mississippi
Sadly, wrongful deaths can stem from numerous kinds of negligence-based accidents. A few of the more common ones seen in Mississippi include:
- Motor vehicle crashes
- Dangerous or faulty products
- Hunting accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Premises liability
- Farm accidents
- Faulty or dangerous medical devices
- Workplace injury or illness
Although some wrongful deaths occur instantly, at the very same moment as the accident, some victims have to face weeks, months, or years of continuous medical treatment or depend on life support before their injuries finally win.
In these scenarios, surviving family members are not only left grieving but also trying to work out exactly how they are going to deal with the outrageous medical expenses incurred by the deceased, along with the added anxiety that comes with the absence of contributions, monetary and otherwise, that the deceased is no longer providing.
A wrongful death attorney from Germany Law Firm, PLLC will know the most effective way to help you prove negligence, construct a solid claim, and make sure that the responsible party is held financially accountable for their role in the death of your loved one.
When a person you love is unexpectedly killed in an incident that could have easily been avoided, the resulting economic, physical, and emotional obligations that arise will undoubtedly be enormous.
Our lawyers have a well-established track record of securing the maximum amount of financial compensation available to our clients. Our goal is to ensure that all of their damages are covered after a wrongful death.
Reach out to a Mississippi pedestrian injury attorney at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your potential claim 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.