Insurance Coverage – What does my insurance cover?

Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
One thing we see over and over with insurance is that there is a lack of understanding concerning what insurance coverage includes. The first reason for this is simple, different companies offer slightly different insurance coverage. Some insurance policy forms are copied, but there is still a difference between carriers. You can always call and request a full copy of your insurance coverage policy from your insurance company. In Mississippi, a person is deemed to have read their insurance policy and understood its coverage the day they receive it in the mail. If the law treats you as having read the entire policy and understood what it said then you better believe your insurance company will hold you to the same standard. [caption id="attachment_1179" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Be sure to read…
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18 Wheeler Accident Attorney In Jackson

18 Wheeler Accident Attorney In Jackson

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
Car wrecks happen each day and when an injury occurs in a wreck an 18 wheeler accident attorney in Jackson. Knowledgeable attorneys have the answers you need in order to present and collect on your medical bills and property damage in the wreck. The sooner the better in contacting an attorney and discussing your insurance coverage, your injuries and your property damage. Getting appropriate medical care and documenting the wreck and your injuries will be important in your ongoing claim. Your visit to your primary care physician or to the Emergency Room immediately after the wreck will guide your medical care. Depending on your injuries these doctors will likely recommend a course of treatment or additional diagnostic studies that may need to be performed to determine exactly the physical injury.…
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Car Wreck Attorney Mississippi

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
If you are looking for a car wreck attorney in Mississippi there are several things you should consider in your search. First finding information from an attorney that fits your experience, your particular injuries. Attorneys that you would look to consult should have experience in your particular legal need. They should have worked with people like you. They should be able to show you results in the cases that they have taken in the past. There are hundreds of attorneys in any legal market, but it is vitally important to consider your options and the reviews of other individuals in your situation when choosing a car wreck attorney in Mississippi. One way to do this is to consult legal recommendation websites such as Avvo or  Martindale Hubble. These services provide…
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Passenger Injured in a Wreck Mississippi

Damages, Mississippi Wrongful Death, Traumatic Brain Injury, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
In car wrecks passengers are in a unique position. A passenger injured in a Wreck Mississippi  is most often not responsible for a wreck occurring. This doesn't mean that passengers are less likely to be injured in a wreck. Passengers face the same sorts of injuries as drivers, broken bones, and neurological damages. Whatever the cause of the wreck, there is someone other than the passenger that will potentially be responsible for paying for the injuries. In Mississippi Insurance coverage is required for any driver on the road, but juries will never be told in a trial that insurance coverage will pay for the damages they find to be caused by a defendant. Insurance coverage will be necessary to pay for any damage sustained by a passenger and begin the process…
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What to expect in a Mississippi Car Wreck Insurance Claim

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
Claims process Immediately after a wreck (for Wreck Insurance Claim) the people who were in the wreck will exchange information and the police officer who responds to the scene will attempt to gather the facts of the wreck. It will be necessary for you to gather as much information as possible at the scene of the wreck. Photos, and information for any witnesses who may have seen the wreck. It is also important to look around for video cameras near the scene of the wreck  as well as these systems often record over old footage in a matter of days. A personal injury attorney will make sure to obtain these videos as quickly as possible. In the days following the wreck a claims representative from your or the other driver's insurance…
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Death in a Car Wreck

Damages, Mississippi Wrongful Death, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
Life is fragile and can be over in an instant. When a family is rocked due to a death in a car wreck of a loved one all sorts of unexpected questions suddenly become important. Questions like is there available insurance coverage, how do we make ends meet with mounting bills and one less working family members. Our Mississippi Personal injury attorneys are available 24 hours a day to discuss options for those families that have been shaken up by a death in a car wreck, and can walk you through sources of potential recovery, immediate relief that may be available for you and your family, and help you begin the process of moving forward whole remembering the loss of a loved one. Among the many questions will inevitably be what insurance is…
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False Imprisonment Claims

False Imprisonment Claims

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
False Imprisonment Early in the history of the United States jurisprudence several cases (False Imprisonment) clarified what has become well established in our country. Ensuring that individuals were not imprisoned without a hearing and ensuring that officials could produce a prisoner in response to Court order (Writ of habeous corpus).   If a company or individual takes away another's freedom without consent then a disloyal imprisonment has taken place. If a physical barrier has been put in to place to prevent escape such as a barricade or rope this will play in to any determination of false imprisonment. [caption id="attachment_1272" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Being held against your will for a distinct period of time.[/caption]   The elements of a claim of disloyal imprisonment include the following: the confinement must be non-consensual. the…
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Bicyclists Should Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Bicyclists Should Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Damages, Mississippi Bicycle Safety, What to Do When Injured
We have had several cases where bicyclists have had traumatic injuries due to a car hitting them as they rode their bike these individuals utilized their uninsured motorist coverage on their vehicle auto insurance to pay for some of their medical bills or damages. These coverages often pay for injuries occurring in cars, or caused by cars. For this reason we tell our clients to max out their uninsured motorist / underinsured motorist coverages. Bicyclists Should Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage Policies of insurance vary in their language, but our experience so far with Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist coverages have provided coverage to bicyclists. Additionally, in Mississippi, uninsured motorists coverages stack meaning if there are multiple vehicles on a policy each vehicle will bring its value into a stacked value…
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Mississippi Life Insurance Claims

Mississippi Life Insurance Claims

Damages, What to Do When Injured
Many individuals in Mississippi do not know the contents of their loved ones life insurance policies. When the time comes to make a Life Insurance Claims on a life insurance policy they accept what the life insurance company tells them at face value, even if what they are being told is that a substantial policy is not valid or is unpayable. If you have any questions about a life insurance policy claim which has been denied, contact our firm and we will be happy to discuss your case with you during a no-risk consultation. [caption id="attachment_1276" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mississippi Life Insurance[/caption] If no effort has been made to contact you after the death of your loved one who included you as a beneficiary on their life insurance policy, contact our…
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Runners or Walkers Hit by Car

Runners or Walkers Hit by Car

Mississippi Bicycle Safety, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured
Runners or Walkers are in increasing danger on the roadways of Mississippi. Walkers are frequently injured or killed and at a rate that is just behind injury or death to a passenger in a motor vehicle wreck. We teach our children to pay attention and look both ways before crossing the street. Sometimes this training is not enough to prevent injury or death while on foot as a pedestrian.   The injury rate for pedestrians is in the thousands every year, and with distracted driving due to cell phones, email and text messages, this number is only going up. Any pedestrian or bicyclist who is injured by an automobile has a potential claim for damages as a result of his injuries. If you or a family member are injured by…
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