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December 2015 Archives

What Factors Are Investigated in Mississippi Truck Accidents?

In 2014 -- the last year with complete data -- wrecks involving large trucks took the lives of 81 people in Mississippi. The year before that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 63 people died in Mississippi truck accidents.

Why Is It Harder for Accident Victims to Get Compensation in Mississippi?

Short answer: insurance companies. For years they lobbied to get laws passed that limit accident victims' rights to obtain compensation for injuries. In 2004 the Mississippi legislature went along with the insurance companies and passed so-called "tort reform."