Category Archives: Personal Injury Claims

Montgomery Riverfront Brawl: Can You Sue For Injuries After a Fight?

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The nation has been captivated by the recent events that happened at a riverfront dock in Montgomery, Alabama. An altercation between a dock employee and a group of men turned into a large brawl, resulting in several people being detained and charges pending those involved. It is clear that there are some criminal implications to […]

The Act of God Defense in Mississippi Personal Injury Cases

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An injury that is catastrophic may wipe out the finances of even the most affluent family.  Specifically, losses such as lost wages, hospital bills, and other damages can accrue rather fast.  Those who sustained injuries due to the negligence of another should expect that the careless driver’s insurance carrier will cover at least a portion […]

After A Personal Injury, Act Quickly When Seeking Legal Advice to Protect Your Rights

Personal Injury Claims Are Time-Sensitive Matters Following any type of personal injury, it is imperative that you act quickly when seeking legal advice. Personal injury claims are a time-sensitive matter, and the decisions you make in the hours, days, and weeks following an injury are key.  By retaining an experienced and reputable lawyer you set […]

Crane Accident Injures Two Workers in Union County, Arkansas

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UNION COUNTY, AR- reports that one of the two men injured in a crane accident on Thursday, April 26, 2018, has died of his injuries. The two workers had been disassembling a crane when it collapsed onto them crushing them into the ground. The boom crane was being used as part of the construction […]

Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney Explains Settlement Offers

If you were hurt in a car accident or some other type of accident, you may be surprised to receive a settlement offer from an insurance company soon after your accident. In fact, you may feel relieved that the insurance company appears to be willing to settle your claim quickly and without issue. Unfortunately, all […]

Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Accidents Involving Trains

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A recent early morning accident in Columbus claimed the life of one person when a pickup truck collided with a train. The truck was headed westbound when it hit the train on the tracks at the intersection of 21st Street and Main Street. Skid marks at the accident scene show that the truck skidded for […]

Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney Talks About Treestand Accidents

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Mississippi offers a variety of hunting opportunities for many types of game. Hunting is a popular pastime for both Mississippi residents and visitors alike. Many hunters use treestands when they hunt, but what hunters may not realize is that treestand accidents are the number one cause of injury for hunters. Several treestand accidents have already […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Talk About Marine Towing Accidents

Did you know that the leading cause of death among towing industry workers is falling off of vessels? Last year, six towing industry workers fell to their deaths. Fortunately, crew fatalities have been declining steadily overall within the industry. In 2015, there were seven deaths per hundred thousand employees in the towing industry, which is […]

Can I Still Recover Damages If I’m Partially to Blame For the Accident?

The defense will always try to blame the injured person for causing an accident. In years past, the injured party could not recover any award if they somehow contributed to causing the accident. The jury could return a verdict awarding zero dollars if the injured party, called the plaintiff in court, was merely one percent […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Drillship Accidents

A seaman from Mississippi filed a lawsuit against his former employer and another company. The man claims that he was operating a high-pressure lance on a drillship when he fell, sustaining severe injuries. In his lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants did not give him the gear and equipment that he needed to do […]