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View overturned truck on highway accident

Mississippi trucking companies and the drivers they employ are subject to restrictions governing the maximum weight they can carry and how they must secure their cargo. When overloaded trucks are on the road, they put everyone at risk. But how can you tell if a truck is overloaded? Here, we’ll…

Out-of-focus nighttime traffic in Jackson, MS

Mississippi has some of the most dangerous roads in the U.S., ranking near the top of motor vehicle accident fatalities per capita. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association Mississippi car accident statistics, the state saw a total of 581 fatal motor vehicle accidents with 643 people killed in…

Aftermath of a head-on truck accident

Truck accidents ruin the lives of thousands of people nationwide every year, including in Mississippi. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says there were close to 4,500 fatal truck accidents across the country in one recent year, along with 114,000 crashes where someone suffered an injury. Collisions between trucks…

Woman concerned about bills after suffering a personal injury

If you suffered injuries in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, you might want to hire a personal injury attorney to help you pursue the full compensation you need. But trying to navigate through the insurance claims process on your own can be overwhelming, especially while recuperating from a…

Moments before a truck accident

If you’ve been injured in a collision involving an 18-wheeler or another large commercial vehicle, it is critical not to treat it like any other accident. Truck accident claims are often more complicated than a regular passenger vehicle crash and require the knowledge and resources that only an experienced Mississippi…

2 helmets on top of a motorcycle

Mississippi motorcycle laws grant bikers the same privileges as all other motorists. Despite these rules, motorcyclists frequently encounter drivers who do not exercise the caution and care that they should. Violating traffic laws increases the chances of a dangerous motorcycle accident ― and unfortunately, riders and their passengers tend to…