Tag - Mississippi Car Accident Attorney

Oxford, MS – Traffic Collision with Injuries on Town Center Dr

Commonly Broken Mississippi Traffic Laws

The rules of the road are there to ensure order and help to limit the number of car accidents. Violating any of these traffic laws could easily result in serious consequences for the offender. Anytime the operator of a motor vehicle disobeys a Mississippi traffic law, they are usually given a traffic citation for either a non-moving or a moving violation. Although drivers all across the state of Mississippi violate countless numbers of traffic rules every single day, there are [...]

Jackson, MS – At least One Injured in Accident on I-55 NB Near Fortification St

Pedestrian-Involved Accident Fatalities in Mississippi

According to studies that were recently conducted by the Alliance for Biking and Walking, Mississippi is ranked as the state with both the lowest amount of pedestrian traffic and one of the highest incidences of pedestrian-involved car accident fatalities in the United States. While these statements of fact seem as though they should be mutually exclusive, those who led the study eventually determined that areas with very little to virtually non-existent pedestrian traffic are usually the most dangerous for people [...]

Madison, MS – Road Closure Follows Injury Crash on US-51 at Hard Times Rd

Mississippi Red Light Accidents

Almost every single day we hear about drivers who decided to run through a red light or stop for a red light at the last second and end up causing a serious car accident and, in most of these cases, these car accidents are serious enough to result in severe injuries and sometimes even death. Regarding accidents that take place at stoplights, AAA published that in 2017 there were approximately 1,000 car accident-related deaths caused by drivers who decided [...]

Parking Lot Accidents and Mississippi Liability Laws

Parking Lot Accidents and Mississippi Liability Laws

If you had to come up with different scenarios that would very likely cause a car accident and then design a place in which all of those scenarios could play out on an endless loop, the thing that you’d ultimately create would be a parking lot.  The core concept behind the design and purpose of a parking lot endows them with several elements that produce the ideal conditions for a car accident. Parking lots are cramped and crowded areas that are [...]

What to Take to Your Mississippi Personal Injury Consultation

What to Take to Your Mississippi Personal Injury Consultation

Taking the first steps of filing your claim for personal injury and your initial meeting with your carefully researched, Mississippi personal injury attorney are both situations in which most people are, understandably, tense and apprehensive. On top of this, you might be in some degree of physical pain and/or emotional distress arising from your injury and the event of the accident itself.  To do your part in making sure your appointment with your attorney goes as smoothly and amicably as possible, [...]

Driving Under the Influence in Mississippi

Driving Under the Influence in Mississippi

No matter where in the United States you live, you presumably have become aware of the fact that there are a lot more motor vehicles on our nation’s highways, interstates, metropolitan avenues, and rural roads. In other words, there is an excess of cars everywhere you go.     In Mississippi, this excess of cars is now operating at much higher speeds than they did in previous years due to the increase in the legal speed limit on many of Mississippi’s public [...]

Oxford, MS – Paramedics Dispatched to Car Crash on Elmore Rd

The Three Primary Causes of Mississippi Car Accidents

Almost 700 fatalities occurred as the result of vehicle collisions in the state of Mississippi In 2016. This number pans out to approximately two accident-related fatalities every day of the year. Car accidents take place for a wide variety of reasons and, unfortunately, in addition to being completely preventable some of the causes of these fatal wrecks are very, very common.  Listed below are the top causes of car accidents in Mississippi. Interestingly enough, this list mirrors the main causes [...]

Oxford, MS – Injuries Follow Collision at N Lamar Blvd & Molly Barr Rd

Misconceptions About Car Accidents in Mississippi

Nobody leaves their house in the morning knowing they are going to be involved in a car accident which means that the ensuing economic losses are just as unanticipated as the collision itself. Even people who are blessed with amazing health insurance and a provider that is happy to cover all of their emergency care, the monetary casualties that come along with not being able to return to work for weeks or possibly months following the incident have the [...]

Oxford, MS – Injuries Follow Collision at N Lamar Blvd & Molly Barr Rd

Mississippi’s Distracted Drivers: Classifications and Laws – KOOGLE

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute led a study on the effects of driving while distracted. Their research showed that receiving or sending text messages while you are driving made a driver 23 times more likely to become involved in a severe car accident.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has stated that operating a motor vehicle while sending or receiving a text message puts you at six times greater risk of being involved in an accident than someone who is [...]

Oxford, MS – Traffic Collision with Injuries on Town Center Dr

Mississippi Auto Accidents and Lost Wage Compensation

Being injured during a car accident is devastating enough without having to agonize over how to replace your lost income while you are trying to recover. The time immediately following a car accident is always extremely stressful for the victim, particularly if it was not his or her fault. No one should have to miss out on their normal income and risk falling behind on their bills when now, more than ever, they desperately need that financial security. Mississippi law [...]