Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • Avoid Social Media During a Personal Injury Case

    Many of us use social media to share with friends and family. We post photos, status updates, well-plated dinners, and nearly every other little detail about our lives. This might be fun if you are not embroiled in any legal matters, but for someone in the midst of a personal injury case, it is a bad idea and could even be detrimental to the outcome of it. Why Avoid It? The insurance adjuster’s ...
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  • Why You Need to See a Doctor Right Away After an Accident

    Accidents have the potential to be incredibly severe, leading to catastrophic injuries that require immediate medical assistance. However, some accidents do not seem severe, and not all injuries are visible. In such cases, people are often left in doubt regarding whether or not their injuries warrant a trip to the doctor’s office. It is important to understand that appearances are deceiving and, ...
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  • Protect Your Children from Swimming Pool Hazards

    The weather is warming up, announcing summer’s impending arrival. One of the most beloved activities of the season is spending a day at the pool with the family to relieve yourself of the heat in the cool water while playing some games, swimming, or just dipping your toes in the water. If you take your children to the pool, however, it is crucial to be aware of some safety precautions to ensure ...
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  • Avoid These Personal Injury Claim Mistakes

    Whether it is a car accident or a slip and fall , when a person suffers a serious injury caused by the negligent and reckless actions of another party, the victim must claim compensation for the loss he or she has incurred. It is imperative to understand that filing civil lawsuit and pursuing monetary damages involve several, crucial steps. Failing to take care even the smallest details can ...
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  • Common Places Slip & Fall Accidents Occur

    Whether the accident occurs in a single family home or large business, slip and falls occur in various places. Where the injury occurs will determine liability rules, the available damages to the injured party, what parties to file a personal injury claim against, and what steps you must take to obtain the most desirable outcome possible. The following are the most common locations where slip and ...
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  • Why Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

    Every person has the right to file a claim for compensation for any injuries that occur due to thoughtless or reckless actions. Compensation can serve to cover the costs of medical bills and other expenses that arise from a personal injury case. You can either choose to settle the case without needing a lawsuit, such as taking action against the individual’s insurance company (as in a car accident ...
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  • How Long After an Injury Do You Have to File a Claim?

    If you or a loved one has been injured by a negligent third party, the emotional distress and physical trauma can be enough to deal with. The idea of filing a claim may not be the first thing on your mind. After your injuries have healed enough for you to contact a lawyer, you might wonder if it’s too late. What are the statute of limitations for personal injury in Mississippi? Mississippi has a ...
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  • What Are the Damages Recovered in a Wrongful Death Case?

    If your loved one was wrongfully killed due to the negligence or wrongful act of another, you have the right to file a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is different from a standard personal injury claim in that another person is filing the claim on the deceased person’s behalf. Who can bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of the deceased person? The surviving spouse Any surviving ...
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  • Halloween Fire Safety Guide

    Based on a study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, there is a considerable increase in structural fires during Halloween and Devil’s Night. We at the Harris Law Firm, PLLC want you and your loved ones to have a fun and safe Halloween, free from burn injuries and house fires, which is why we’ve created this Halloween fire safety guide. Keep reading for more information on how to stay ...
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  • Tips for a Safe Halloween from a Personal Injury Attorney

    As the leaves changes and we start to lose daylight, the nights and days become progressively cooler and children and adults alike revel in the one-day a year where they can dress up in silly, sexy, or grotesque costumes and have a few treats. Unfortunately, not every Halloween story ends well, if you watch the news, you have likely heard stories of drunk driving accidents, costumes catching fire ...
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  • Writing an Effective Demand Letter

    Demand letters give a full account and details of the accident and the damages incurred as a result of the incident. Typically, an attorney will write the letter for you. Having a reputable attorney who has handled numerous injury claims and is accustomed to drafting these letters gives you a better chance of a favorable outcome. You can turn to Harris Law Firm, PLLC’s Greenville MS injury ...
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  • Can I Sue If I Was Injured in a Retail Store?

    When you leave for your day of shopping at the mall or picking up groceries for the week, the last thing most people worry about is being injured while shopping but thousands of personal injury claims a year are from shopping-related injuries. Have you suffered from some of the most common shopping-related injuries? Find out how you can receive compensation for your injuries in this blog by our ...
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