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May 2016 Archives

How to determine whether to pursue a malpractice case

If you believe that you or a loved one have been the victim of medical malpractice, the first thing that you should do is consult a Mississippi medical malpractice attorney who can help determine whether what happened is indeed malpractice under state law. There are statutes of limitations for filing medical malpractice suits. Don't let your right to justice and compensation be denied because you waited too long to act.

May is a particularly deadly month on Mississippi roads

Most drivers today aren't old enough to remember a time when seat belts weren't required in every vehicle and buckling up was the law. However, too many people still fail to take that simple safety precaution when they get in a car, and the consequences can be deadly.

Are you protected by uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage?

As a responsible driver, you are not only careful when you are on the road, but you carry insurance in the event of an accident. In most states, including Mississippi, you are legally required to carry at least liability insurance. You are also well advised to carry full collision insurance to cover expenses that could result from an automobile accident.

Overworked, underpaid carnival workers impact ride safety

It's that time of year when people along the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be heading to amusement parks, fairs, carnivals and other events where rides are among the most popular attractions. However, there is good reason to be cautious before getting on them. This is particularly true at "pop up" carnivals that come into town for a short time and then move on.

Holding negligent truckers, employers accountable for regulatory violations, P.2

In our last post, we briefly mentioned ongoing litigation connected to the death of some university students killed in a truck accident last year. The plaintiffs in those cases believe driver fatigue may have been a factor in the crash, and they are seeking to hold both the trucker and his employer liable.

Holding negligent truckers, employers accountable for regulatory violations

Last Friday was the anniversary of a truck accident which took the lives of five university students. The accident, which occurred when a tractor-trailer crashed into a line of traffic that was stalled on the Interstate due to another crash, has been the subject of wrongful death litigation, three cases of which have already resolved.

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