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Driving in Icy Mississippi Winter Conditions

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Mississippi’s weather is primarily known for its hot and humid conditions, but the state also experiences winter temperatures and hazards. You need to drive extra carefully during the winter months because of dangerous road conditions caused by snow, sleet, ice, and freezing temperatures. According to the Department of Transportation, weather conditions contribute to 21%… Read More »

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Mississippi’s Drunk Driving Dangers

Mississippi’s Drunk Driving Dangers

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Car accidents are the leading cause of personal injuries in the United States, and they also account for around 30,000 American deaths every year. One of the most common reasons for traffic accidents is drunk driving. In 2010, 31% of fatalities on the road resulted from a drunk driver, and every day drunk drivers… Read More »

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Holiday Dangers: What You Need to Know Before You Get on the Road

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

The holidays are almost upon us, and while this is generally a time to celebrate, it is, unfortunately, one of the most dangerous times of the year for drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are more car accident fatalities during the holiday season than at any other time of… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving in Mississippi is Dangerous: How to Avoid It

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Mark it on your calendar: November 7-14, 2021, Driving Drowsy Prevention Week. Why does such a week exist? It’s to combat a lesser-known, though equally impactful, cause of car crashes: driving under the influence of fatigue. Over 6,400 fatal car accidents, each year are the result of drowsy driving. Such tragedies can be prevented… Read More »

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What Does It Mean For Mississippi To Be An At-Fault Car Accident State?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

The damages and injuries resulting from a car accident can bring heavy physical, emotional, and financial burdens. As an injured victim, you have a right to pursue legal action to seek compensation for damages and expenses relating to the accident. However, the intricacies of navigating a claim or even a lawsuit can be difficult… Read More »

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Top Reasons to Seek Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Every year, millions of people suffer from injuries they sustain in a vehicular accident. A car accident can leave you with a number of minor and serious injuries, many of which may have a lengthy recovery time. Some injuries sustained during a car accident may never fully heal, but there are methods of relieving… Read More »

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Common Causes of Louisiana Rollover Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Although all car accidents are traumatic and frightening, there is a particular kind of terror that comes from being thrown around upside down as a vehicle rolls over with you trapped inside of it. Rollover accidents have a high fatality rate, especially for drivers and passengers who are not restrained by seatbelts. A rollover… Read More »

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Police Reports and Car Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

In Mississippi, according to statute §63-3-411 to 63-3-417, you are required to notify the police after you have been in an accident if certain conditions are met: If anyone was injured If anyone died If there is total property damage of $500 or more However, it would be wise for you to err on… Read More »

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What Is Considered Distracted Driving?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Cell phone use and the use of other electronic devices, such as in-car technology, increase every year. As society continually makes advances, we will only see an increase in the appearance of digital devices, whether in the home, at work, or even in our cars. Unfortunately, while cell phones and digital car displays with… Read More »

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Defective Airbag Deployment. Who Is Liable?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Airbags are important pieces of safety equipment for a car. They are gas-inflated cushions designed to create a protective barrier between drivers and passengers and the hard surfaces in their cars at the time of an accident. They work by relying on crash sensors to trigger the rapid expansion of nitrogen gas into the… Read More »

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