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Whiplash from a Car Wreck

What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a term used to describe neck pain after a trauma involving quick acceleration and deceleration of the body, like in an automobile accident, but not limited to that.  It can happen from blows to the head in a fight or during a sporting event. Signs and Symptoms of Whiplash Signs

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5 Steps to Take After a Loved One’s Wrongful Death

When a loved one passes away suddenly in an unforeseen and tragic accident, it feels like the wind is knocked out of you. You may struggle with who you can turn to and what steps to take to ensure you obtain justice for your loved one and the compensation needed for your family’s future. Here are a few

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DEPOSITIONS -What to Expect

DEPOSITIONS A few blogs ago, we discussed requests for production of documents and requests for admissions.  In this blog we are going to discuss depositions.  As always, we are dealing with the state courts in the State of Mississippi and therefore are looking the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure.  Rule 30 deals with depositions.  So

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NO FEE, UNLESS WE COLLECT FOR YOU – Personal Injury Trial

Personal Injury Trial Let us continue with the steps of a Personal Injury Attorney’s trial for justice, but first I want you to think about this question: How many professionals do you know who would be willing to get paid on the success of their work?  In other words, do you think your doctor would

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Three killed in Tippah County wreck – Daily Journal

Daily Journal Three people are dead after a head-on collision in Tippah County on Sunday. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash, which happened at about 1 a.m. on US Highway 72 west of Walnut. An MHP spokesman said it appeared Jeremiah D. Johnson, 19, of New Albany, was traveling east in the

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DUI Accident Injuries

Drunk driving is a common cause of car accidents ranging from both minor to severe. Many DUI accidents result in the catastrophic injury or death of the person(s) in the other vehicle. In fact, if you are injured or lost a loved one in a DUI accident, life won’t be the same. Here’s what you

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34th Annual Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition

HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL Today, I diverge to write about the 34th Annual Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition presented by The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division.  I had the opportunity to volunteer for rounds one and two of the statewide competition that was held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Hinds County Courthouse

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4 dead, dozens injured in Mississippi train, charter bus collision

BILOXI – Four people died and 34 were injured Tuesday when a freight train hit a charter bus that appeared to be stuck on railroad tracks at the Main Street crossing. Source: 4 dead, dozens injured in Mississippi train, charter bus collision Pepper & Odom Injury Lawyers 460 Briarwood Dr Ste 420 Jackson, MS 39206

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House Attempts to Undermine Victims Access to Courts

Big Government is at it Again! House Attempts to Undermine Victims Access to Courts.   The House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill what can only be defined as a direct attempt to stop Injury Victims form having their day in Court. The Bill, H.R. 985 is cleverly called the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act

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Jury Picking

Jury picking is far from an exact science; however, I believe that you can use social sciences to best determine the kind of jury you will get, or at least, predict if they will be favorable to you. Insurance defense firms go to the extreme; you may have seen the movie “The Runaway Jury” based

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