Personal injury describes a large area of law that seeks to compensate individuals who have wrongly suffered injury or death. For over 30 years, Davis & Williams has taken on the simplest to most complex of cases; our primary objective has always been to help our clients recover all that they are entitled to under the law. At Davis & Williams, we know the ins and the outs to litigating a successful personal injury case. Our personal injury attorneys serving Jackson will take the burden out of dealing with insurance companies once and for all; you deserve legal experts who can expose an undervalued claim and won’t be afraid to go to court and try your case for the best compensatory results.
How Does Personal Injury Work?
Personal Injury cases are successful when proving that the victim’s injuries are the direct result of someone else’s conduct that violated a legal duty. For example, all motor vehicle operators owe a duty of care to others to operate their vehicle in a safe and prudent manner. When a driver causes injury to another person by driving too fast, not maintaining control of his vehicle, or failing to maintain a proper lookout for other vehicles, the injured person may pursue legal action to recover damages. Similarly, business owners have a duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition for shoppers and visitors. When a store employee fails to keep the floors clear of dangerous conditions, such as an unattended pool of water, and a customer slips as a result, the customer may pursue legal action to recover for damages resulting from the fall. It is vital for individuals who have suffered an injury due to the breach of another’s duty to contact one of our attorneys as soon as possible to begin working on your case.
In the State of Mississippi, vehicle accidents are common. As a matter of fact, the state has the highest rate of traffic deaths per capita nationwide. While we handle all personal injury suits, our firm has extensive experience of over thirty years focusing on these specific suits and how to effectively recover in Mississippi. Click below for more information or contact us today.
Know the Facts
597 in fatal motor vehicle crashes in 2018.
22.2 deaths per 100,000 in vehicle crashers.
45% of car crashes involve more than one vehicle.
20% of Mississippians do not buckle up.
“Wrongful death” is used to refer to the death of a person caused by someone’s wrongful or negligent act or omission. When an injury causes an unfortunate loss of life, our attorneys pursue damages under state law for wrongful death. We fight for every penny you deserve by holding negligent defendants and their insurance providers accountable for all damages that occurred on their watch. State law created a cause of action for wrongful death and allows certain damages to be recovered. The wrongful death action is intended to provide compensation in the form of monetary damages for relatives who depended upon the deceased for financial and emotional support. These damages may also include medical and funeral expenses, loss of income, loss of consortium. Learn more about Wrongful Death here.
Recovery for Your Losses and Harm
Loss of income and medical expenses can pile up quickly. It is vital to keep a record of any and all loss of financials during this difficult time, as they will further help your legal team recover your lost assets. Depending on your case, you may be entitled to recovery based on emotional distress, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and/or physical impairment. Hiring a skilled law firm as your advocate is one of the best decisions you can make. You deserve the opportunity to secure the best result possible. As soon as we get in contact with you and learn more about your case, we hit the ground running by investigating additional facts and preparing your case to present for settlement or trial.
Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to seeking out every penny you are entitled to recover. We are not afraid to go to trial on your behalf if an adequate resolve cannot be met beforehand. If you or a loved one would like to request more information from a Davis & Williams PLLC Jackson personal injury attorney about a serious injury or wrongful death, click here.
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