Year: 2020

personal injury attorney derek hall meeting with clients

In an effort to make their services easily accessible to everyone in Mississippi who needs them, Derek L. Hall, P.C. has launched a new personal injury website! This new site allows people who have suffered an injury due to someone else’s negligence or recklessness to connect directly with attorneys at…

pileup auto accident in Jackson, MS

A seven-vehicle pileup in McComb claimed the lives of two people one September day, and sent several patients to nearby hospitals. The effects of the tragedy will be long-lasting and costly for families who are faced with the emotional, physical, and financial aftermath of the collision. If you become the…

married couple talking

Many couples undertake marriage with a certain degree of naiveté. They anticipate a magnificent life together of wedded bliss, only to discover that marriage is complicated. As a less-than-fairy-tale experience unfolds, some couples realize that they really are not meant to be together, and seek a way out of an…

flipped vehicle

The Jaws of Life: a dramatic name for a critical life-saving tool used when people suffer collisions and become trapped in their vehicles. First responders have been trained in the most safe and efficient manner to perform these rescue operations for good reason; minutes can mean the difference between life…

coronavirus

We’ve all heard the advice on how to protect ourselves from coronavirus: wash hands for 20 seconds multiple times daily, cough into your elbow, avoid touching your face, participate in social distancing that limits your contacts with others. But how many of us realize that there’s another front that needs…

car collision

If you drive more than a few minutes on any given route these days, it seems likely that at some point in your week, you’ll come across a traffic collision. Hopefully, it’ll be a collision that doesn’t result in serious injuries or fatalities, and, more importantly, it’ll be a collision that…

divorce attorney

Anyone thinking about filing for divorce has probably spent some time on the Internet looking at alternatives to hiring a local attorney. They may be hoping to save a few bucks by avoiding attorney’s fees, but are actually being a bit shortsighted. The fact of the matter is, a good divorce attorney…

social security

If you receive Social Security benefits, or if you’re about to, you’re in for some good news. 2020 looks brighter with the annual changes that have been announced by the Social Security Administration (SSA) for the coming year. If you need help understanding your benefits, speaking to an attorney who focuses…

Divorce and the IRS

One of the last things that you might be thinking about as you contemplate divorce is the implication the split will have on your taxes. But the truth of the matter is, things are going to change, and knowing the basics puts you in a much better position as you…

Dangers of ATVs

ATVs are a popular source of recreation these days, and for good reason. These vehicles provide individuals and families the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors in a variety of settings.  Tragically, ATV accidents are not uncommon, leading to serious injuries, and even deaths in the worst cases. If you or a…