Mississippi legislators are again considering a law that would ban texting while driving. Such a bill has failed to pass numerous times in recent years, and it is unclear whether or not lawmakers will make any changes this time around.
Sometimes when Mississippi workers are injured, it may be necessary for them to sue a third party in addition to receiving benefits under our state's workers' compensation law. Consider the case of a Mississippi man who was injured on the job when a train in Alabama hit his truck.
There is no other way to say it: Mississippi roads are some of the most dangerous for pedestrians. The most recent numbers regarding pedestrian accidents in Mississippi are from 2010, when 50 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents statewide.
A father and husband who was a trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol was killed recently when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck in Senatobia. The 47-year-old trooper was off duty at the time, and investigators believe the collision happened after the driver of a Dodge truck turned into the path of the victim at the intersection of West Street and West Main Street.