Personal Injury

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…

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…

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…

wrongful death

90 individuals lost their lives due to workplace accidents here in Mississippi in 2017 alone. That is a 21 percent increase in workplace fatalities over the previous year. This, despite the clear responsibility for employers to provide a safe working environment for employees. If you have lost a loved one…

rain on windshield

Although snow is a rarity in the Magnolia State, driving conditions are often treacherous due to other weather issues. In fact, Mississippi is among the most dangerous states in the union for driving during rain. While you may use common sense to handle your vehicle safely, the sad fact is…

truck accident

Every day, millions of Americans hit the roadways to commute to work, school, and other destinations. All too often, however, those destinations remain elusive, as collisions preempt a safe arrival. In many instances, human error is the cause of those accidents. In the unfortunate event that you have fallen victim to an…

rear end collision

Rear-end crashes occur all the time. They sometimes result in no more than property damage, while in other situations minor injuries may occur. In more severe instances the outcomes can be dire. Such was the case one June 2019 evening in Pine Belt, when a Ford Escape careened into the…

railroad crossing

Who could have imagined that driving through Copiah County could be so dangerous? But when a vehicle with two individuals crossed train tracks, it was struck by a train and dragged underneath for 50 feet. One person was killed, and the other was airlifted to a local hospital. A Common…

flipped car

A chaotic scene ensued after a number of vehicles were involved in a significant collision on U.S. Highway just south of Scooba in June 2019. Several individuals were injured, and transported via ambulance or helicopter to nearby hospitals. More sobering is the news that three individuals from three different vehicles…