Tag Archives: Mississippi car accident attorneys

Mississippi Car Accident Attorneys Explain What Happens When Police Investigate A Car Crash

Police called to the scene of a car crash are immediately swamped with numerous decisions to make. Accident scenes are emotionally charged and can be chaotic. Police must deal with people at their most vulnerable. Minutes pass like hours in the immediate aftermath of a crash, especially a violent crash in which people are severely […]

Mississippi Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Automobile and Bicycle Accidents

Drivers know that it only takes a split second of inattention to cause a collision. This principle applies to collisions with other vehicles as well as anyone or anything else that is in or near the roadway.  Undoubtedly, vehicles can collide with pedestrians, people riding bicycles, animals, or objects. When a collision occurs between a […]

Mississippi Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Why Text Messaging Is Still a Common Cause of Collisions

Despite the enormous efforts to raise public awareness regarding the dangers of texting and driving, drivers distracted by their cell phone while reading or sending a text continue to be a significant cause of catastrophic injury and wrongful death.  At any given time, approximately 660,000 drivers are distracted by electronic devices or cell phones according […]

Dangerous Defects: Nissan and Toyota Recall Over 700,000 Vehicles

Drivers of Nissan Infinite M sedans and Toyota Sienna minivans, beware!  These vehicles are part of a mass recall by their manufacturers because they contain defects that could, and have in some cases, cause serious accidents.  Here is a look at the recall broken down by vehicle: Nissan Infinite M Sedan Nissan has announced the […]

Mississippi Legislators May Consider Requiring Seat Belts on School Buses

As early as 2014, Mississippi lawmakers might debate whether to require installation of seat belts on all school buses.  Currently, Mississippi’s seat belt law only applies to school buses and other vehicles that carry 15 or fewer passengers.  The law requires all people in the front seat and those up to the age of seven […]

Unusual Accidents on Mississippi Roadways

Although automobile accidents may be the most common accident to occur on the roadways, recent headlines highlight the more bizarre types of accidents that can and do occur. For instance, just this past week, a New Orleans bound Amtrak Train collided with an 18 wheeler tractor trailer in Holmes County.  Amtrak spokespersons said the train […]