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March 2018 Archives

False accusations: handling the process

As with any criminal situation, the details that accumulate as a case moves forward can become complicated. When a false accusation is in the picture, the seriousness of these complications can increase significantly. Although confrontation from law enforcement, court hearings and the endless stream of documents are enough to throw anyone into a state of fear, there are ways defendants can make the process a smoother one.

What is the settlement process for car accidents?

No matter how well you know your automobile insurance policy, you are likely to have tons of questions if you have an accident in Mississippi. Perhaps the biggest ones are about the scope of the damage, repair costs and how much your insurance will cover. There are some limits imposed by state law that you need to know.

Whose drugs are they?

If you are charged with possession of drugs in Mississippi, your life is about to become very complicated and possibly very scary. What you need most is an experienced, knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to guide you through the prosecution process and aggressively defend your rights. After all, your freedom is at stake. Depending on which drug the prosecutor alleges you possessed and how much of it you allegedly had, you could face up to 20 years in prison if you receive a conviction.

The ins and outs of anesthesia complications

Planning a medical procedure that requires anesthesia can be the beginning of a new chapter in health, as well as a daunting obstacle. In addition to the moutains of paperwork, Mississippi patients must place a great deal of trust in someone they likely have never met when planning an operation. If the doctor betrays that trust, the patient could face a number of health risks -- and could even have a life on the line.