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What Are the Steps in a Car Accident Investigation?

Published on Apr 8, 2021 at 8:32 am in Car Accidents.
What Are the Steps in a Car Accident Investigation?

After getting into a car crash that wasn’t your fault, you might realize you suffered from injuries and other damages. You don’t have to deal with those alone. Having a car accident lawyer on your side can help you recover compensation for all the damages you’ve incurred. Even though they’ll guide you through the process, you might still be wondering what their steps will be for investigating what happened.

Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Published on Apr 1, 2021 at 12:47 pm in Car Accidents.
Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Car accidents involving only one or two vehicles can be hard enough to deal with when determining fault. It can be hard to pinpoint if a driver, car part, or government agency are at fault for causing the collision through different acts of negligence. When multiple vehicles are involved, it can be even harder to determine who caused the auto wreck.

What’s Considered “Normal” Soreness After a Car Accident?

Published on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:08 pm in Car Accidents.
What’s Considered “Normal” Soreness After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can cause all kinds of injuries. One of the most common symptoms that everyone experiences after a car accident is soreness. Whether it’s from strains, bruising, or broken bones, our bodies get sore after the trauma of an auto wreck. But when is the soreness normal, and when does it cross the line to being something more?

When you suffer an injury from a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you deserve to get justice for the unnecessary damage done to you, as well as the costs you incurred. With the help of Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law in Biloxi, MS, you can feel confident that your car accident claim will get you full and fair compensation.

Proving Fault After a T-Bone Accident

Published on Apr 10, 2020 at 1:05 pm in Car Accidents.
Proving Fault After a T-Bone Accident

Car accidents can be devastating. T-bone accidents, also known as side impact collisions, can be especially damaging, and are considered one of the most fatal types of collision, second only to head-on collisions. These crashes can seriously injure or kill any passenger in the car, no matter if they’re the driver, front passenger, or a rear passenger. If you’ve experienced a T-bone crash, you know how terrifying and dangerous they can be.

When you weren’t the driver responsible for the crash, and you suffer injuries, you’ll want to hold the negligent or reckless driver accountable for their actions. Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law will help you get justice for your injuries by holding the other driver responsible. Although we can’t take away the physical damages, we can find you peace through compensation for the financial damages you have suffered.

What Do Mississippi Drivers Need to Know About Highway Work Zones?

Published on Mar 12, 2020 at 8:42 am in Car Accidents.
What Do Mississippi Drivers Need to Know About Highway Work Zones?

Drivers put themselves and others in danger when they don’t slow down or obey signs in work zones. In 2018, there were 35 crashes in construction and maintenance zones in Mississippi. Those accidents resulted in ten fatalities of drivers and passengers. Additionally, 13 highway workers were injured. In order to stay safe and prevent accidents, let’s take a look at what Mississippi drivers need to know about highway work zones.

How to Deal with a Drunk Driver at the Scene of a Car Accident

Published on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:27 am in Car Accidents.
How to Deal with a Drunk Driver at the Scene of a Car Accident

Drunk drivers are dangerous behind the wheel, we all know that. In fact, in 2016, MDOT reported that 18 percent of all traffic deaths were caused by impaired drivers. But what you might not know is that drunk drivers can also be dangerous after the collision when they get out of the car. If a drunk driver gets angry, they can become unpredictable and blame you for the accident even though they’re the one at fault.

Your first step after any car accident should always be to call 911 if you are able to access a phone. The sooner police and medical personnel get there, the better your situation will be. After a crash with a drunk driver, it’s important that the drunk driver is also seen by medical professionals because they’ll need to test their blood alcohol content (BAC) so that their level of intoxication is on record.

After calling for first responders, though, what do you do next? How do you handle a drunk driver after they collided with you? Keep reading to learn how to effectively deal with a drunk driver while you’re still at the scene of a car accident.

Tips for Driving Through Mississippi for the First Time

Published on Feb 20, 2020 at 10:11 am in Car Accidents.
Tips for Driving Through Mississippi for the First Time

Whether you’re visiting Mississippi or just passing through, driving through a state for the first time may be a bit nerve-wracking. While you may be a bit unfamiliar with the roads, you can take some steps to make yourself more comfortable behind the wheel so you can relax and focus on driving safely. When drivers keep safety and caution on their minds, they’re reducing their chances of causing an accident.

Knowing a bit about the laws, the kind of roads you’ll be driving on, and looking ahead to where you’re going will make you more aware of what you’ll experience when you’re driving. Let’s take a look at these tips so you can prepare for driving through Mississippi.

What Does the Term “Bad Faith” Mean in Regard to an Auto Insurance Claim?

Published on Jan 30, 2020 at 8:46 am in Car Accidents.
What Does the Term “Bad Faith” Mean in Regard to an Auto Insurance Claim?

After a car accident, you call your insurance company so an adjuster can come evaluate your vehicle for your claim. You think they’ll inspect your damages honestly, but instead they report that there is less damage to your car than is visible. When you make an auto insurance claim, you expect the insurance company to operate within your contract. So what happens when they don’t? That’s called bad faith.

Top 5 Traffic Laws Broken in Mississippi

Published on Jan 16, 2020 at 9:00 am in Car Accidents.
Top 5 Traffic Laws Broken in Mississippi

Traffic laws exist to maintain order on the road and prevent accidents. Breaking any one of those laws results in consequences. When a driver violates a traffic law, they’re often issued a moving or non-moving citation.

A moving violation happens when a traffic law is violated when a car is moving. Non-moving violations also tend to happen when a car is moving, which can confuse some drivers. The difference is the way the violations are treated by the court and the Department of Licensing (DOL). In general, non-moving violations are not reported to the DOL. The violation, however, determines the type of citation the driver is issued. The more severe the broken law, the higher the fine or penalty.

While drivers all over Mississippi break a variety of traffic laws every day, there are some that are more common than others. Let’s take a look at the top five.

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