Wrongful Death Jackson MS

Damages, Mississippi Wrongful Death, Uncategorized
The death of a loved one is never easy, but speaking with a Wrongful Death Attorney can answer questions you may have about a death in Mississippi. Any death comes with its own set of issues, but an untimely death that is a result of someone else's wrongdoing makes tings that much harder to bear. An estate will need to be opened in order to make some of the claims involved with the death, while the wrongful death beneficiaries can bring claims outside of the estate for some other aspects of the claim. Any claim for wrongful death damages will include a request for the loss of the relationship, emotional damages and the lost wages over the lifetime of the deceased individual. Specialists in psychiatry and economics can ensure that…
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Finance Fraud

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Finance Fraud Finance Fraud involves lending institutions which typically target the most vulnerable people in society. These lenders are commonly referred to as "Predatory Lenders" and target minorities, the economically disadvantaged and the uneducated in an effort to realize huge profits. These lenders charge the borrowers higher rates of interest, require credit insurance products, require exorbitant up-front fees and include prepayment penalties. Most Predatory Lenders require the customer to purchase unnecessary credit insurance products. Additionally, these insurance products are grossly overpriced and essentially worthless to the consumer. These companies engage in a practice known as "flipping" which involves a borrower constantly being flipped from one loan to another. This practice is extremely profitable to the lender, but devastating to the borrower's ability to ever pay off the loan. Another "predatory"…
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Product Liability / Hazardous Products

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, Uncategorized
Often in our world there are situations where products and medications reach the market without an appropriate amount of testing. When these products injure those who use them or take the medication there may be a claim against the manufacturer, source or retailer of a product for any damages caused by the defective product. These products range widely between food, medications, real estate and any other consumer product. The person who sues can be any user of the product, not just the original purchaser. Product liability when products are manufactured incorrectly or are created with a defect. Sometimes, after an injury it becomes clear that the injured person used the product in a way that was not intended,, that was warned against or was caused by alterations made to the original…
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Tips When You Have Been Injured in a Car Wreck

Tips When You Have Been Injured in a Car Wreck

Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, Uncategorized, What to Do When Injured
Tips When You have Been Injured Things Which You Should NOT DO: Give statements. Just as in criminal matters when you give a statement it may be used against you later, but your statement will likely NOT be of any use in the matter. Tips when you have been injured. Do not make definitive statements about your medical history unless you are certain of your answer. If you are hazy or don't remember completely, explain that rather than making a blanket statement. Do not move or quit your job without providing this information to your attorney. Tips When You Have Been Injured: Be sure to always provide an updated set of contact information to your attorney. Take pictures: of your injuries, of the scene of the wreck, of the vehicle. Records:…
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Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney

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When a family experiences the loss of a loved one the shock of the death can be very difficult. When that death is caused by someone else's negligence the loss can be even more difficult. Hiring the right Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney is a very important step in carrying forward your claim and starting to rebuild what has been ripped away. Recovery can be made by a Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney for the wages the deceased would have earned, the loss of the relationship with the deceased, and any pain or suffering experienced by the deceased before their death. Our attorneys are available to speak with you about your claim, and to guide you through what can be very complex Mississippi statutes required to successfully bring a wrongful death claim.
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Changed Medical Records in Mississippi

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We hear complaints from potential clients in Medical Malpractice lawsuits that they believe that their healthcare provider has Changed Medical Records in Mississippi. This is a serious allegation but there are certain safeguards in place in Mississippi to ensure that medical records are not altered in the hospital setting. Under new federal regulations, hospitals have started upgrading their record keeping systems to digital medical records. A part of any digital medical record is called an audit trail. A digital audit trail can ensure that medical records are not changed by providing a record of when a medical record was viewed, edited and how it was edited. This information is available in certain instances, but will require an attorney to make a specific request for this information. In the law it…
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Bad Faith in Mississippi, When Insurance Companies Lie or Cheat

Bad Faith in Mississippi, When Insurance Companies Lie or Cheat

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In Mississippi when a person buys an insurance policy both parties agree to abide by rules. The insurance company agrees that it will investigate and pay valid claims and not delay or deny valid claims. When an insurance company breaks the rules and does not pay real and legitimate claims then there may be a claim for Bad Faith in Mississippi.When Insurance companies lie or cheat they may also be found to be guilty of bad faith when they lie about the existence of an insurance policy (life insurance, auto insurance), cheat the policyholder about the amount of the policy or offer a number that is far below the amount of the medical bills or damages of the claim. [caption id="attachment_268" align="aligncenter" width="300"] No Takebacks: Honesty really is the best policy.[/caption]…
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Mississippi DUI Expungement

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Expungements are available in limited situations in Mississippi. An expungement is a process by which the Court is allowed to clear an individual's record of a conviction which would otherwise be on their permanent record. After an expungement the record of this conviction is only kept to check if an offense is a first-time offense. Much attention has been paid recently to the Expungement of first-time driving under the influence charges (DUI) in Mississippi (Mississippi DUI Expungement). Mississippi Legislature House Bill 412 was signed into law in 2014 and allows for the expungement of first time DUI's when certain conditions are met. Starting October 1, 2014, Mississippi DUI Expungement is possible when: - The individual was convicted under Miss. Code §63-11-30(2) or (3) - At least 5 years after the…
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