Jackson Personal Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you might have the right to pursue a claim against the at-fault party. Accidents happen when you least expect it, and the sudden medical bills and lost time from work can make a traumatic experience even more stressful. Don’t deal with everything on your own. Instead, let an experienced Jackson personal injury lawyer help.
At Lunsford, Baskin & Priebe, PLLC, we have years of experience helping Mississippi clients with all their injury needs. We are committed to protecting your rights and helping you fight for the compensation you deserve.
What is Personal Injury Law?
A personal injury can result from someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. Injuries can be a combination of physical, mental, and emotional conditions. When you pursue a personal injury claim, you are seeking reimbursement for your damages. Damages are the losses you incurred due to your injuries—medical expenses, lost wages, physical pain and suffering, etc.
Common Injuries in a Mississippi Personal Injury Claim
Injuries will vary, both in severity and type. Some injuries we commonly see in personal injury cases:
- Asbestos Exposure
- Back & Spine Injury
- Burn Injury
- Carpal Tunnel/Repetitive Stress
- Construction Worker Injury
- Electrical Shock/Electrocution
- Eye Injury & Vision Loss
- First Responder Injury
- Forklift & Crane Accident
- Head & Brain Injury
- Healthcare Worker Injury
- Hearing Loss
- Highway, Roadway & Bridge Worker Injury
- Jones Act
- Longshoreman Injury
- Railroad Employee Injury
- Scaffold & Ladder Accident
- Truck Driver Injury
- Workplace Slip & Fall
- Wrongful Death
Don’t assume that if your injuries are not severe that you don’t have a valid claim. You have a right to seek legal assistance and protect your rights.
Common Types of Personal Injury Claims in Mississippi
At Lunsford, Baskin & Priebe, LLC, we specialize in personal injury matters. We take our clients’ needs seriously, and we are dedicated to helping you fight for the compensation you deserve. We routinely represent clients for those who have been injured in or by:
- Car accidents,
- Truck accidents,
- Motorcycle accidents,
- Bicycle and Pedestrian accidents,
- Boating accidents,
- Nursing home abuse and neglect,
- Dog bites,
- Slip and fall accidents,
- Other premises liability accidents,
- Defective products,
- Medical malpractice,
- Dangerous drugs,
- Workers’ Compensation, and
- Wrongful death.
After a personal injury accident, you have the right to seek compensation from any person or entity who caused your injuries. Contact our Mississippi personal injury lawyers today to discuss your legal options for moving forward.
How Do I Know if I Have a Case?
It’s natural to be unsure about whether or not you have a case. If you’re uncertain, we encourage you to contact us for an initial consultation about your situation.
One of our lawyers will meet with you to discuss details, sort through the legal matters, and present you with your options. If you decide to move forward with the case, your lawyer will help with all of the various legwork necessary, including conducting interviews, communicating with involved parties and companies, handling paperwork, locating documents, and representing you in court if needed.
What Kind of Compensation Could I Recover?
Contact our Jackson personal injury lawyers for a consultation to get an idea of your potential damages. It’s hard to say exactly what kind of compensation you could receive without knowing your specific situation. But one thing is for sure: You have the right to pursue compensation for many types of damages in Mississippi, depending on the type of case and the circumstances.
Check with an attorney to see if you could receive compensation for:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
How a Jackson Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
You may be wondering why you need to retain an attorney and how we can help your case. Insurance companies are for-profit businesses, and their allegiance is to their insured and the company. They will do whatever is necessary to keep from paying out on a claim. Our job is to make sure they don’t take advantage of you.
We will manage all communication with the insurance companies and their attorneys. We will conduct our own independent investigation and gather all the necessary evidence. If we need to file claims with multiple entities or parties, we will make sure everyone responsible is on notice.
Before an insurance company pays out on a claim, they need all your medical records, billings, employment records documenting your lost wages, etc. We will negotiate with the other party and fight for the maximum compensation possible. If your case doesn’t resolve through negotiations, we will file a lawsuit on your behalf. If your case goes to trial, our Jackson personal injury lawyers have the experience and resources to represent you throughout the entire litigation process.
To learn more about how we can help you after a Mississippi personal injury claim, contact Lunsford Baskin & Priebe, PLLC today to schedule an initial consultation.