Sep 28, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

When assigning financial responsibility for car accidents, Mississippi takes a fault-based approach. That means those who are to blame for crashes can usually be held accountable for the damages that result.  Before you can secure compensation for your losses, however, you must put together a compelling claim. Naturally, the steps you take—or fail to take—in …

Aug 30, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

A drunk driving accident can derail your entire life. The sheer senselessness of getting behind the wheel while under the influence is arguably the most frustrating aspect of these crashes. Unlike some wrecks, those caused by an impaired motorist are 100 percent preventable.  Fortunately, that means victims are almost always entitled to compensation. If you …

Aug 9, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

If motorists always paid attention to their surroundings, there would be significantly fewer collisions on roads across the country. Every year, distracted drivers are responsible for thousands of traffic fatalities and many more injuries.  Fortunately, the victims are usually entitled to compensation. Under Mississippi’s fault-based system, those who cause wrecks are usually liable for the resulting damages.  …

Aug 4, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

If you sustained accidental injuries, the associated expenses are probably adding up fast. From medical bills to lost wages, the damages you incur over the course of your recovery may quickly seem insurmountable. Thankfully, you might be entitled to compensation. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident in which you were hurt, you could have …

Aug 4, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

If you were seriously hurt in a large truck crash, you may have grounds for a claim against the motor carrier that was operating the commercial vehicle. Generally speaking, employers are liable for any damages their workers cause while acting within the scope of their employment. That means as long as the trucker was ultimately …

Jul 24, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

Was your life derailed in a major way by a drunk, drowsy, or distracted driver? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. When it comes to motor-vehicle collisions, Mississippi takes a fault-based approach. That means the motorist who was responsible for the wreck is also responsible for the resulting damages. In order to seek …

Jul 10, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

If you were seriously hurt because someone else failed to act with reasonable care—and you can prove it—you’re probably entitled to compensation. Just because you might have grounds for a claim, however, doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be inclined to file one.  Tort law is inherently complex, after all, and navigating legal proceedings is likely the …

Jun 19, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

Building a strong truck accident claim is a considerable amount of work. For your case to have even a chance of yielding a payout, you’re going to have to gather lots of compelling evidence.   You’re also going to have to track losses, correspond with insurance adjusters, and navigate complex proceedings. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Jun 10, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

If you were seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident and you’re planning on consulting an attorney, you’re on the right track. A seasoned professional can assist with virtually every aspect of your claim, so you can focus on recovering.   Before you hand over the reins, though, there are a few things you can do to …

Jun 9, 2022 by BBJ Lawyers

When someone gets behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol, they’re not only risking their own life, but they’re also putting everyone on the road around them in danger. Sadly, that’s not enough to deter people across the country from driving drunk every single day. If your life was forever changed because of …