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What If My Pain After a Car Accident Was Delayed?

Mississippi has the highest rate of road accident-related deaths in the United States. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that our state had a traffic fatality rate of 23 per 100,000 in 2016, which breaks down to 690 lives lost. Thousands more victims reported serious injuries, but what happens when a person doesn’t notice Read More

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4 Defensive Driving Tips to Help You Avoid a Collision This Holiday Season

You have probably heard the term “defensive driving,” but have you ever stopped to think about the kinds of skills it might require? The National Safety Council established the first defensive driving course in 1964, which means nearly all motorists on the road today have had the opportunity to learn about this approach since the Read More

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How Long Must Truckers Retain Their Logs and Supporting Documents?

Trucking is a demanding job, and when commercial drivers fail to exercise caution on their routes, they put everyone on the road around them in serious danger. In an attempt to prevent fatigue and reduce the risk of drowsy driving collisions, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) devised regulations that limit how long truckers Read More

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Jackson State Student Sustains Injuries in Pedestrian Collision on Campus

According to MS New Now, a student at Jackson State was hurt when a car struck her while she was walking on campus. The pedestrian accident occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. on a Tuesday earlier this month.

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How Can You Stop Your Friends from Drinking and Driving on New Year’s Eve?

Champagne is as much a part of New Year’s Eve as eggnog is of Christmas. Of course, a single flute of crisp bubbly is not the only drink that most people will consume when ringing in the New Year.

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What Are the 5 Most Common Causes of Truck Crashes?

Motor vehicle collisions involving 18-wheeler trucks are some of the most devastating because their size and weight can cause considerable damage to passenger vehicles—and the occupants inside them. Even truck accidents that happen at slow speeds can result in serious injuries and even fatalities.

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Do I Have to Call the Police Following a Collision?

If you get into a minor car accident on your way to work or while running errands, you may just want to exchange information with the other motorist and be on your way. When you fail to take certain steps following a collision, though, you compromise your ability to recover compensation for any damages you Read More

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5 Steps to Take After a Collision with a Commercial Truck

Collisions between passenger vehicles and commercial trucks are often devastating for the passenger vehicle occupants because 18-wheelers are so much heavier than cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks. It’s not uncommon for people involved in a collision with a big rig to sustain debilitating and even fatal injuries.

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Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pickup Truck Kills One Pedestrian

MS News Now reports on a tragic collision that resulted in one fatality earlier this month. According to police, a pickup truck struck and killed a pedestrian shortly before 8:30 p.m.

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Fatal Train Accident Still Under Investigation

According to WJTV12, an accident between a train and a car in Jackson has resulted in one fatality. Police report that the train was heading eastbound when a vehicle heading southbound crossed the tracks and hit it.

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