Respected Mississippi Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys Fight for Clients’ Rights
Proudly serving those injured from offices in Southaven, Hernando, and Olive Branch
Motor vehicle accidents are still the leading cause of personal injury in the United States. There are about 6 million car crashes every year that result in 3 million injuries. More than 90 people die in a car crash every single day in this country. The CDC estimates the collective cost of all of those motor vehicle crashes is more than $99 billion each year.
The law firm of Taylor Jones Taylor has been helping the people in Southaven, Hernando, Olive Branch, and throughout Mississippi and Shelby County, Tennessee, who have been injured in a car accident since 1964. The attorneys fight for the maximum compensation for clients who have been injured.
Improvements to vehicle design is bringing auto accident death rates down
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted a study to measure how improvements to the structural design in new cars and the implementation of safety technology has caused the risk of dying in a car crash to decrease significantly over the past few years. For the 2011 models, there were 28 driver deaths per million registered vehicle years, which is down from 48 deaths for 2008 models.
Causes of motor vehicle accidents
While the leading cause of car accidents is driver error, there are still a few other common causes for motor vehicle accidents, which include:
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
- Drunk driving
- Poor weather conditions
- Defective roadways
- Defective vehicles
- Defective vehicle components
Statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit after a car accident in Mississippi
In Mississippi there is a time limit within which a lawsuit must be filed after a car accident, or it will be thrown out in court. This “statute of limitations” is normally three years from the date of the accident unless the accident involves an intentional tort; in which case the statute is one year from the date of the accident. Therefore, its important to seek the assistance of a skilled personal injury lawyer as soon as possible can help you get relief.
It’s important for anyone who has been injured in a motor vehicle accident to contact the dedicated car accident attorneys at Taylor Jones Taylor as soon as you can. They fight for justice on behalf of their clients every day. The attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you don’t have to pay a hefty retainer up front in order to get our help with your case. In fact, you don’t pay anything until we obtain a settlement for you.
Experienced Mississippi auto accident attorneys who fight for you
At Taylor Jones Taylor, car crash victims find a safe place to discuss their case with attorneys who will never stop fighting on behalf of their clients. The firm has offices located in Southaven, Hernando and Olive Branch, and they serve clients throughout the north Mississippi, including Grenada, Tupelo, Oxford, Cleveland, Batesville and Clarksdale. You may call 662.342.1300, or fill out this contact form to schedule an appointment. How can we help today?