Drunk driver hit my vehicle
-killed my 4 year old son from fractured neck
-my 6 year olds spine snapped, and had internal bleeding from 3 organs
-i broke my right shoulder & suffered bilateral artery damage in my neck so high risk for blood clots in my brain... Read more »
answered on Aug 27, 2022
This is a tricky one, because it sounds as though it may come dangerously close to being one, not to mention there is a question as to whether the defendant's "offer" could be discharged via bankruptcy or some other means. That being said, I'd be curious to know whether there... Read more »
The dead was tested but not driver it was determined by a field sobriety test they were good to go? But another person did same and both were tested
answered on Apr 6, 2019
No great reason unless the person had no sign of alcohol and claimed no use--they need probable cause, and if the person wasn't dead on the scene the fact there is a hit isn't enough.
My mom and her sisters and brothers did a lawsuit on their dad because of wrongful death (gave him the wrong meds) and the lawsuit been going on for a few years and my mom passed away in Nov last year and this year her siblings tell her kids that we won't be getting her portion Because she... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2018
That is not necessarily true. Since your mother passed, you and your sibling may be entitled to the portion that she would have received had she lived (only divided amongst yourselves). You should seriously consider talking with an attorney about this.
Heard the 15% admendment was effective in July 2018. My sons charge is accessory After the Fact
answered on Aug 29, 2018
Looking at the current legislative session, there does not appear to be any statute mandating release after a first time offender serves 15% of their sentence.
Also it was premetatated Can i get a wrongfull death case in mississippi
answered on Mar 30, 2018
Unlikely but possible, but the problem is if the person that killed him has no assets or income you will get a sheet of paper that is worthless and you have to spend a lot of money along the way.
In a wrongful death lawsuit for my brother, we have agreed on an amount and finished all things required by law. Everything will be completed on our court date in October. When we go to court will the judge or the executor decide upon the division?
Or is there a state law that requires the... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2018
In Mississippi, certain people may get first priority in terms of a settlement or award, depending on the facts of your case.
answered on Feb 11, 2018
You don't say where the carelessness that caused the death happened. Wherever it was, contact that state's Assn for Justice or Trial Lawyers Assn --in La it's the La.Trial Lawyers Assn. They will give you a free consult. It's not d.i.y
answered on Dec 25, 2017
You need to talk to a Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney.
You or your children are the people who should recover in a wrongful death claim in Mississippi. Mississippi's Wrongful Death MS Code § 11-7-13
This is in the state of Mississippi. I've found multiple state laws for a lot of other states stating that wrongful death proceeds cannot be garnished, and what types of debts my brother would have owed that can be garnished. But I cannot find the laws for mississippi on what specific lawsuits... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2017
Once you get the check they can be. In other words they can't garnish them at the insurance company level. Why not discuss this with your attorney?
Mom's step children, my half siblings, are trying to take a child's part in a wrongful death. My dad was killed in an auto accident and didn't have a will, but he has mama listed as a beneficiary on a life insurance. Will that work as a beneficiary for the auto carrier to keep any of... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2017
Your mother should consult with a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice/Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
Generally, a lot depends on if the children were children of your father or not, and if they are minor children. She needs a lawyer on her side and should get a free consult,... Read more »
Hello...Does Mississippi State have an IIED law whereby a spouse is harassed and bullied to the breaking point of committing suicide? Intentional Emotional Distress. Can you please refer me to Case Law for wrongful death on this topic? Thank you for your help.
answered on Aug 6, 2017
It would be up to the DA to charge. Contact a womens law project in your state for case law if any.
We have signed papers over 5 weeks ago to accept the amount offered for a wrongful death lawsuit and our lawyer says they still have no idea when the settlement could pay out. I was wondering if there's a mississippi state law that sets a time limit for the payout?
answered on Mar 29, 2017
Not unusual. If there was a hold for social security /medicare to say no claims that would explain it. Lawyer not paid unitl it's done, so they'll be working it. Chill.
my ex husband had custody of my daughter and he disappeared with her in 1992. I have searched for her ever since. After searching for her for 25 years, i finally found her grave site. I didn't know that my daughter was dead, i am devistated. i want answers. i want to know why? The internet... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2017
I wish I had good news but unfortunately the statute of limitations is long gone. I suggest you contact a member of the Mississippi Assn for Justice as they give free consultations and at least you'll know you did what you could.
If I may presume, as you seem to be in a lot of... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2017
Assuming it's Mississippi it's 3 years I believe. Why not contact a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
Been to trial and the jury found him guilty of dui but not guilty of killing my bro. And guilty of poss.of controlled substance ok him father in owned the truck he was driving that killed my brother and after the accident the owner did a bill of sale and got not insured in daughters name ok father... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2016
Get the advice of another attorney. You /the attorney need to find out if there was excess or "umbrella " coverage. Did your brother have insurance on his vehicle? Was there underinsured coverage? Suggest you contact a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice in your area--they give free consultations.
People for something different not wrongful death what should I do
answered on Dec 8, 2016
You haven't said what the facts were so I really suggest you need to talk to a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice in your area--they give free consultations.
She has been going through a messy divorce
answered on Jul 18, 2015
More information is needed to answer this. Talk to a local injury lawyer about the wrongful death case.
answered on Nov 8, 2011
i don't practice in miss. but if the bills are for the decedent, the hospital lien probably attaches. the lawyer handling the case would be in the best position to answer this.
answered on Jun 30, 2011
if the statute of limitations is 2 years in miss. and the suit was not dismissed, you should be able to file. you need to get a miss lawyer preferably in the county or nearby county of where the wrongful death occurred.
answered on Apr 9, 2011
I am not licenses in Mississippi. However, wrongful death cases are very difficult and I would definately suggest that you lawyr up and hire one.
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