Diaz Law

Commonly Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Claims in Mississippi

In Mississippi, the law requires that only certain individuals can file a wrongful death claim. These include the surviving spouse, children or parents of the victim. If there are no surviving family members, then the executor or administrator of the victim’s estate may file the claim.

To prove wrongful death, it must be shown that the fatality was caused by the negligence or intentional actions of another person or entity. This can be difficult to do, which is why it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side. 

Injury Types Suffered in an Auto Accident

There are a variety of different injuries that can be suffered in an auto accident. It is possible to sustain serious injuries that can lead to long-term complications or even death. In order to ensure that all injuries are treated and there is no risk of further trauma, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after a traffic accident.

Mass Tort Lawsuit – Do I Have a Claim?

There are a few ways to know if you have a claim that could be eligible for filing a mass tort lawsuit. The first way is to look at the product or service that you believe has caused you harm. If there have been other people harmed by the same product or service, then it’s likely that there is a mass tort case.

Another way to know if you have a claim is to look at the symptoms that you’re experiencing. If those symptoms are similar to others who have filed mass torts, then it’s likely that your case will be eligible for inclusion in a mass lawsuit.

Auto Accidents and Recovering Compensation

In most auto accidents, negligent drivers are at fault. Negligent driving behaviors, according to the NHTSA. As soon as possible after a car accident, you should seek legal representation from an experienced attorney. If a defective auto part or negligent driver caused the accident, a personal injury lawyer could help you pursue a claim against that party, as well as against a negligent government entity responsible for road maintenance.