Who is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

December 31, 2019

With Christmas just around the corner, parking lots are more frantic than ever. In more normal times around a fifth of all car accidents happen in and around parking lots, so when the Christmas rush is on, it’s likely to be more than that. Injuries don’t just happen because of careless driving. Parking lots are

Passengers in a Car Accident Have Rights Too

November 29, 2019
Diaz Law Firm

It’s rare for passengers to be accused of causing a car accident. In most cases, they are the victims of someone else’s negligence. It could be the driver of the car they are a passenger in, another driver altogether, or some other party, like a truck company, government agency, road maintenance department, etc. In most

What to Expect of Police Presence After a Mississippi Car Accident

October 25, 2019

Typically in Mississippi, as in other states, police officers or other law enforcement officers such as Highway Patrol officers and sheriff’s deputies are dispatched to the scene of a traffic accident when advised. Whether they attend or not depends on the seriousness of the incident. By law, all crashes involving some sort of injury require

First Vaping Death in Mississippi

September 29, 2019

The e-cigarette and vaping epidemic has claimed its first vaping death in Mississippi. He was aged under 30, according to the state’s Department of Health. There are also 4 other Mississippians who have succumbed to pulmonary or lung disease that has been associated with vaping. Mississippi has joined 9 other states that have recorded fatalities.

Mississippi Nursing Home Care Ranks Poorly

September 23, 2019

More and more people are entering nursing homes and managed residential care facilities as they get to an age where it becomes too difficult to live at home. Sometimes, it is because family members cannot provide the standard of care they need. Elders may themselves choose to enter a nursing home because they don’t want

Mississippi Rideshare Liability Explained

August 26, 2019

If you travel a lot in any major urban center in Mississippi, you may be a frequent or, at least, casual rideshare customer. Lyft and Uber and other newer rideshare companies like Ola and Guru are becoming more and more frequently used in urban areas, or even between cities. They are easy to dial up

Explaining Caps in a Mississippi Personal Injury Lawsuit

July 30, 2019

Personal injury legislation is intended to compensate the victim of an accident for the consequences of that accident, but where does a state draw the line? Can a severely injured person who has been so traumatized by an accident claim millions of dollars in compensation? Is there a difference between an accident caused by someone


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