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Category Archives: Car Accident

rollover accident

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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distracted driving

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 air bag

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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parking lot accident

What Happens if You Are Injured in a Car Accident in a Parking Lot?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Most people are wary when traveling over 50 mph on a freeway. Cars zip back and forth as they change lanes, and some drivers speed without seeming to pay attention to the rules of the road. You may be surprised to know that parking lots are also dangerous places for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians…. Read More »

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uninsured driver

What To Do If You Are Hit By a Driver With No Personal Injury Insurance

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

A disturbing fact about our state is the fact that Mississippi is a dangerous place to drive. It is ranked as the state with the highest death rates for motor vehicle accidents. In fact, at 2.9 crash-related deaths per every 100,000 people, Mississippi has more than double the national traffic fatality rate of 1.2… Read More »

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