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Wrongful Death Case Obstacles in Mississippi

Wrongful Death Case Obstacles in Mississippi

A variety of obstacles can prevent you from seeking compensation through a wrongful death claim after the loss of your loved one. You may lack the amount of evidence needed, the party you are suing may come up with a reasonable defense, or you might be faced with immunity from suit. Immunity from suit can be used by the third-party who caused your loved one’s death under certain circumstances, but this may also depend on your state laws. Talk to a Mississippi [...]

Basic Steps in a Wrongful Death Claim

Basic Steps in a Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one who was close to you can be one of the most stressful and heartbreaking experiences to go through, especially if someone else was at fault for what happened. You should not have to worry about all the costs and legal concerns of this kind of incident when the reckless behavior of another person caused this to happen. There are basic steps you can take to increase your chances of compensation. Talk to a Mississippi wrongful death attorney to [...]

Types of Negligence in Wrongful Death Claims

There are a lot of different factors that can muddle a claim for wrongful death. One popular complication is when more than one person is considered to be responsible for the deadly incident. Broadly speaking, it is conceivable to file a claim for wrongful death even if the departed was partly responsible, however, the total amount of damages awarded will likely be decreased by their assigned percentage of the blame. Types of Negligence Contributory negligence applies to the victim’s own negligent behavior [...]

Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Long-Term Effects

How Often Do Mississippi Wrongful Death Cases Go to Trial?

If you have a family member who has recently died from an illness or an injury that was the result of another person’s carelessness or deliberate malfeasance, then your and your surviving family members might have a legal right to financial compensation for any related medical costs, burial expenses, and additional financial damages as well. Giving consideration to just how many administrative duties will need to be taken care of in order to settle the decedent’s estate, just the [...]

Causes of Birth Injuries and Exploring Legal Rights

Why Should I Hire a Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney? 

If your family member lost his or her life due to an avoidable accident, you might be contemplating the merits of bringing a claim of wrongful death against the person liable. Odds are, however, that you have never brought this type of claim against someone before and are more than a little unsure of how best to proceed. You probably are not even sure whether or not you need to find legal representation or if you will be okay just [...]

Social Media Platforms and Your Mississippi Personal Injury Claim

Why You Need an Experienced Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney

The loss of a loved one is a painful experience and can be surrounded by no end of uncertainty and anger– especially when their death could have been prevented. Whether caused by medical malpractice, defective products, traffic accidents, or simple negligence, wrongful death cases can become expensive pursuits. Without a skilled, sensitive lawyer to give you peace of mind, the mourning process can only grow harder in the face of complex legal issues. An experienced attorney can give you closure, [...]

Causes of Birth Injuries and Exploring Legal Rights

How to Become an Organ Donor in Mississippi

There are currently more than 22,000 Mississippi residents who are anxiously waiting for their names to move up the never-ending waiting lists for viable human organs. The majority of these people have an end-stage organ disease of some kind and are suffering from chronic pain and a severely diminished quality of life. In most cases, their life expectancy is substantially shorter than it would otherwise be with a healthy organ. Receiving an organ that would have just been buried [...]

Oxford, MS – Car Accident with Injuries at S Lamar Blvd

Survival Action vs. Wrongful Death Claim

There are two different kinds of actions a family is able to bring following the wrongful death of a family member. The first is what is known as a survival action. The second is a wrongful death claim.  In a survival action, the chosen delegate for the estate of the deceased seeks financial compensation for damages suffered by the deceased that are a direct result of her or his fatal illness or injury.  In a wrongful death claim, direct members of [...]

Oxford, MS – Late Morning Injury Crash Reported on Jackson Ave W

Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Wrongful Death Claim

Dealing with the death of a loved one is not going to be easy under any circumstances, but it is going to be exceptionally difficult when their death was not only unforeseen but completely avoidable. Sadly, a leading cause of death in the United States is just that; accidental injuries. Each year, an estimated 150,000 victims die as a result of accidental injuries. We realize that filing a tort claim against the party responsible for the wrongful death will not [...]