Year: 2017

traumatic brain injury

Football is the most popular sport in the South, and it is also the number one cause of sports-related injuries. Nearly 100,000 injuries are sustained by children and young adults every year while playing the game. Many of these injuries are considered traumatic and have long-lasting or even life-long effects….

dram shop liability

With the third-highest rate of uninsured motorists in the country, Mississippi roadways frequently experience uninsured motorist accidents. But what if an uninsured driver injures you? Who will pay your medical bills? In reality, if the liable driver does not have insurance then you’ll likely need to turn to some other…

adoption

Before a child can be adopted in Mississippi consent to the adoption must be obtained. The Child Welfare Information Gateway defines “consent to adoption” as the agreement by a parent, or a person or agency acting in place of a parent, to relinquish a child for adoption and release all rights and duties with…

injury compensation

When you decide to play a sport, take a ski lift, climb up a steep cliff, or engaged in some other inherently or obviously dangerous activity you (legally speaking) assume a certain amount of risk. Therefore, in the United States the assumption of risk doctrine can sometimes be used as…

wrongful death

Losing a loved one is always challenging, especially when the untimely death was caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongful act. In the wake of such a loss legal claims are often the last thing on a family’s mind, nonetheless it is important to know that families who have experienced…