Pearl River, MS (August 07, 2022) - A passenger was left with fatal injuries following a car accident in Pearl River County on Tuesday, August 2nd.
Reports show that the crash happened at about 9:45 a.m. in the northbound lane of Highway 11 when a 2018 GMC Yukon swerved off the roadway and crashed into a tree.
23-year-old Katelyn Baker sustained critical injuries during the impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.
There was no word on any other injuries.
The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Ms. Katelyn Baker, at this time.
Claims of Wrongful Death in Mississippi
When one person’s death is caused by the actions of another, the filing of a wrongful death claim is usually a suitable reaction. If you can show that the deceased would still be alive were it not for the unlawful, or deliberate, negligent actions of the defendant, you quite probably have a valid claim.
A Mississippi wrongful death claim will help you handle the deceased’s estate. It also makes it possible for you to pursue compensation from the person responsible for the death. The person who brings the claim will act as a liaison on behalf of the victim and the surviving members of the family.
There is no set of words that can fully describe what it feels like to lose someone you love, especially when that death was caused by another person’s dereliction of duty or nefarious intent. The first and most valuable step you can take towards moving on from this traumatizing event is to hire an experienced Mississippi wrongful death attorney.
In the end, the damages you are awarded will rely primarily on the details of the incident. The most foolproof way to calculate the worth of your wrongful death case is to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer.
Contact a Mississippi wrongful death attorney from Germany Law Firm, PLLC by calling (601) 487-0555 to discuss your potential claim 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.