How Can Motorists Safely Share the Road With Bicyclists?

Published on Apr 27, 2022 at 10:33 am in Personal Injury.

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Many bicyclists who found it too bitterly cold here in Mississippi to take their bikes out for a ride during fall, winter, and leading into the early spring often do so as warmer months set in.

Memory lapses can sometimes set in anytime someone takes time off from doing something, and this same logic applies to safely operating a bicycle or sharing the road with bicyclists.

Top 5 Defensive Driving Tips

Published on Apr 22, 2022 at 11:27 am in Car Accidents.

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You cannot rely on other drivers when you are hoping to arrive safely at your destination. While you might do your best to follow the rules of the road, others are not so careful when they are behind the wheel of a motor vehicle.

How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Drivers?

Published on Mar 30, 2022 at 1:23 pm in Truck Accidents.

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Driving is a task that requires all your focus, attention, and effort. You might feel this more acutely than ever when you are sharing the road with big trucks like tractor-trailers. Your vigilance behind the wheel may not be enough to prevent a collision, though.

Big truck drivers are notoriously overworked, with companies pushing them to spend long hours on the road as they transport consumer goods across Mississippi. Fatigue is a serious, ongoing problem in the trucking industry, and it’s putting you and everyone else on the road at risk for a trucking accident.

What Makes a Poorly Lit Parking Lot So Dangerous?

Published on Mar 30, 2022 at 11:40 am in Premises Liability.

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Stop and think for a minute about how many times you’ve been in a situation where you’ve found yourself walking in a dark parking lot. While inclement weather, equipment failure, or a timer set to prematurely turn off might be to blame for the lack of lighting, none of these are valid excuses for situations where lighting exists but is ineffective.

Tips To Avoid Collisions When Reversing

Published on Mar 24, 2022 at 8:50 am in Car Accidents.

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Have you ever noticed how cautious you or others are when backing out of a parking space or driveway? You probably apply your brakes frequently when doing so.

You likely know why motorists do this. They are tentative in backing out because they know of the dangers that could be lurking behind them that they can’t clearly see. These might include pedestrians such as kids, individuals who use wheelchairs, or other vehicles and stationary objects.

Who Is at Fault if I Slip and Fall In a Parking Lot?

Published on Feb 28, 2022 at 1:16 pm in Premises Liability.

Aerial view of parking lot

You slipped and fell in a poorly maintained parking lot. You suffered serious injuries that led to an accumulation of costly medical expenses. You took time off work to recuperate and lost weeks or months of wages. You missed an important event in your life, and the time taken for recovery has prevented you from enjoying the everyday activities that once comprised your normal life.

What Are the Right-of-Way Rules in Mississippi?

Published on Feb 25, 2022 at 1:31 pm in Car Accidents.

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Knowing when to yield the right-of-way to another vehicle is one of the first things a new driver in Mississippi needs to know. Understanding right-of-way laws can prevent countless car accidents. The following information will help drivers (both new and experienced) have a better understanding of how right-of-way laws work in our state.

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