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Category Archives: Car Accident

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No Insurance at the Time of Your Louisiana Car Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know about Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” Law

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

As most Louisiana residents know, carrying car insurance is a must. Under Louisiana laws, Louisiana residents must carry liability coverage for any automobile that they own. Louisiana law requires Louisiana residents to carry 15/30/25 insurance liability limits. What that means is that the insurance limits provide payments of $15,000 to a single person for… Read More »

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U.S. DOT Sheds Light On Dangers Of Drunk Driving, Impacts On Driving Ability Leading To Car Accidents Explained

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Most Mississippians are fully aware that drinking and driving just don’t mix. After a long night out of partying, a few too many at an after-work happy hour, or a fun date with lots of libations, most responsible people know that they should get a ride home. However, deaths and injuries resulting from drunk… Read More »

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Slidell, Louisiana Woman Killed In Multiple Car Accident Involving 18-Wheeler Truck

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

It can be said that Louisiana is a tough state for driver safety. Not only is the number of fatal car accidents in Louisiana higher than the national average, but the vehicle collision frequency in Louisiana is also higher than the average of the rest of the United States. Indeed, Louisiana roads can be… Read More »

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84-Year-Old Louisiana Mayor Killed In Tragic Car Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Car accidents happen far too often in Louisiana and throughout the United States. When we hear about a car accident on the news or read about one in the newspaper, we are often at first saddened by the heart-wrenching tragedy, then relieved that it wasn’t a loved one or someone that we know. We… Read More »

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The Aftermath Of A Mississippi Car Accident: The Difference Between Criminal Law And Personal Injury Laws

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

It is common knowledge that every time a person gets in a motor vehicle, jumps into a truck, or hops onto a motorcycle, they are at risk of getting into a serious or potentially fatal automobile accident. Car accidents are all too prevalent in the United States, and leave many people injured or dead… Read More »

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Common Injuries After A Car Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Car accidents can be terrible and have long-lasting consequences. Fortunately, Mississippi allows victims of motor vehicle accidents to seek compensation from people who caused their injuries. In personal injury lawsuits, victims in car crashes can have their medical bills paid, along with costs for ongoing treatment for conditions that were created, or worsened, by… Read More »

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Car Accidents in Mississippi Included in the 20 Worst States for Fatalities

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Fatal car accidents in Mississippi have risen 20% in 2021 compared to 2020. It is thought that the reason for this is because of COVID-19. During the pandemic, drivers became accustomed to less traffic and emptier roads, allowing them to believe they can get away with certain bad habits like distracted driving.  While the… Read More »

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Everything You Need to Know About Mississippi Distracted Driving Laws

Everything You Need to Know About Mississippi Distracted Driving Laws

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Distracted driving is a major concern across the nation, and Mississippi is no exception. Over 3,000 people were killed due to distracted driving in 2020, and unfortunately, those numbers continue to spike.  Though many states have implemented distracted driving laws to curb the number of accidents, distracted driving remains one of the most common… Read More »

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How to Prove Emotional Distress to Help Win Your Case

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When most people are in a car accident, they generally only consider how they will afford their medical bills or car repairs—things that are considered economic damages in a personal injury case. But there are also non-economic damages, which are more intangible and without a distinct monetary value—such as emotional distress—that an injured victim… Read More »

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How to Establish Proof of a Car Accident After It Happened?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Car accident victims can sometimes find themselves in a difficult situation if they do not take the necessary steps to establish proof of fault after an accident. While it may seem obvious to you that another driver or party was to blame, you still carry the responsibility of having to show proof to insurance… Read More »

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