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Getting Help With Your Injury Case

Help with your personal injury case

When people call a Mississippi personal injury firm, they are often in the worst circumstances they can imagine. They are living on nothing or less than what they are used to, they are in pain, and they are often frustrated. It is important for a law firm to have experience with handling personal injury cases, but the people that work in an injury firm should also show compassion with what you are dealing with. At Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. that first chance at getting some compassion starts with our team of intake specialists. We are here to help with your...

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How Much Money Will I Get After My Personal Injury Settlement?

Settlement

My lawyer settled my personal injury case, how do I know how much money I will get in my pocket? After your personal injury case has settled, your attorney and paralegal will provide you with a detailed disbursement statement for you to review that will show the agreed settlement, all attorney’s fees and liens (if any) associated with your personal injury case. Your attorney/paralegal will ask you to provide the necessary medical records, accident reports and any other documents related to your claim. This will help to keep your expenses to a minimum. If it is necessary for Chhabra & Gibbs,...

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect my Injury Case in Mississippi?

Bankruptcy in Mississippi

How does bankruptcy affect my Mississippi injury case? First, failure to disclose bankruptcy in your injury case can kill your injury case dead.  The problem is failing to disclose requires you to lie.  Lying kills a case.  Here’s how it happens:  You file a personal injury case, but you don’t tell your bankruptcy attorney about it.  You bankruptcy attorney files a list of all your assets but fails to include your pending injury case.  You have to sign that bankruptcy filing under oath.  The insurance company in your injury case finds out about it and requests that your injury case be...

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Statute of Limitations on a Personal Injury Claim in Mississippi

Statute of Limitations in Mississippi Personal Injury

Many times clients ask what their time limits or statute of limitations are on their Mississippi personal injury claim. The answer we usually give is that it depends on the nature of the claim itself. Most limitation periods in Mississippi range from 1 year to 3 years.  Your case has a limited time in which to take legal action or it is barred. Statues of limitations also vary from state to state. Most personal injury claims are subject to Mississippi’s general three (3) year statute of limitations. Miss. Code Ann. 15-1-49. This includes car wrecks and 18 wheeler accidents, slip and...

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Hiring a Lawyer While Insurance Company Is Handling Car Wreck Claim

Hiring a Car Wreck Lawyer

If you are injured in a car accident in Mississippi that is not your fault, your insurance company will work to get the at-fault party’s insurance company to cover the cost of the damages to your vehicle and your medical bills. However, you should consider hiring your own car wreck lawyer in order to maximize your recovery against the other driver’s insurance company or against the uninsured motorist coverage.  A personal injury attorney can also help you obtain a recovery for pain and suffering, in addition to getting you a recovery for damages to your vehicle and your medical bills....

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Wrong Accident Report For Mississippi Car Wreck

Report - Car Accident

We see people quite often who are concerned that a car accident report or Mississippi crash report is wrong. We have heard many explanations like the officer wouldn’t listen, the officer knew the other person and was friends with them, or even that the officer didn’t talk to you. So, what can you do when the accident report is wrong? First, it is important to note that accident reports are not usually admissible in court, so what the report says should not matter. But it is unrealistic to just disregard a wrong accident report because insurance companies will throw them in...

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Doctor Appointment Attendance is Important to an Injury Case

Attendance with your doctor

One of the best ways to ensure you get adequate and fair compensation for your injury in Mississippi is to make sure you receive medical treatment and do so in a timely manner. Documentation matters and attendance matters. The reasons that appointment attendance is important is that it can help paint a clearer picture about your injury, it may help speed up the process of your claim, and it may help you receive benefits if you are taken off of work by a doctor. On the contrary missed appointments can cause detrimental impact to your health or injury, can cause...

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Getting a Quick Response

Response by text

Technology has advanced at a rapid pace for decades. When injured on the job, or as result of a car accident or personal injury in Mississippi, look for a lawyer that can provide clients with fast communication and aggressive representation. Our firm uses a texting platform to expand our ways of reaching out to clients and to improve the client’s ability to reach us and get a quick response. This can speed up our communications with clients in 3 ways. 1. Quick response 24/7: Our incoming line for Chhabra and Gibbs, 601-948-8005 is now a call and text line. If you call...

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Is the Insurance Company Trying to Delay My Personal Injury Claim?

Delay insurance claim

The personal injury attorneys at Chhabra & Gibbs, PA have represented thousands of injured clients in Mississippi due to motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, work related injuries, and other types of injuries due to another party's negligence. We often see insurance adjusters that are assigned to an injury claim, using common delay tactics when evaluating the claim. Often, the insurance adjusters are simply overloaded with claims and then many claims are put on the back burner. Before an adjuster can start negotiating your claim, they more than likely have several superiors evaluating and making the final decisions. When your personal...

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How Can I Get the Most Money From my Car Wreck

Most Money for Car Wreck

How to get the most money from your car wreck in Mississippi, Louisiana, Colorado, Tennessee or Alabama? This might seem like a strange list of states to include in the question, but these are all the states where our personal injury lawyers are currently licensed and are able to help people with legal issues.   When it comes to a car wreck there are common things that drive the value and make it possible to get the most money.  They are listed here in no particular order of importance:   Fault - the easier the fault is to prove the more likely it...

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