After years of political and public debate, Mississippi decided to limit non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits to $500,000. That is the highest amount a plaintiff can be awarded by a jury for injuries such as pain and suffering.
A Mississippi family is reeling after a drunk driving accident that took a 1-year-old's life. The two-vehicle crash happened in Jackson, and a 30-year-old man who reportedly has a significant arrest record was jailed on a charge of DUI homicide.
A car collision is something that people in Corinth hope they are never involved in but it is always a good idea to be prepared for one just in case. There are many ways to do this, such as putting together an accident kit, making sure that one has the right insurance coverage to protect them and that a person understands what they need to do to preserve evidence if a car accident occurs. Having the right things in place can help a car accident victim obtain financial assistance in paying medical expenses and other damages.
For the family of a victim in a fatal car crash, there are many challenges that may lie ahead due to the financial impact that an unexpected death can bring. When the victim has been killed by a hit-and-run driver, the family may struggle in dealing with their loss of a loved one in addition to paying for funeral and burial costs. In such cases they may want to consider filing a wrongful death lawsuit which can help them with the expenses they will be facing.