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Should I report my on-the-job injury?

Posted on : October 31, 2016
Always Report Your On the Job Injury You are at work going about your daily task when suddenly an injury occurs. First thing you do is make sure the injury is not life-threatening. But then what do you do? Report your injury to your supervisor.  How do I go about reporting my on the job [Read More]
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Should I form a limited liability company for my small business?

Posted on : October 31, 2016
Limited Liability Company You have been running a small business without having formed a corporation or other business entity. This is known as a sole proprietorship. Someone has suggested that you put operate your business in the form of a limited liability company (“LLC”). Should you follow their advice? In most instances, the answer is [Read More]
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What is tortious interference with contract?

Posted on : October 31, 2016
You may have heard this phrase before: “tortious interference with contract“. It refers to the wrongful act of a third party that interferes with a contract between two other parties. Here is an example. Assume there is a contract between John and William. Under this contract, John agrees to pay William $1000 a month to [Read More]
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What is the difference between mediation and arbitration?

Posted on : October 31, 2016
Mediation and arbitration are both ways of resolving a dispute out-of-court. Yet, they work in very different ways. Let us start with mediation. Often, mediation is a voluntary process, meaning both sides to a dispute agree to go to a mediation. In addition, it is becoming commonplace for a court to order parties in a [Read More]
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What is the difference between a Quitclaim Deed and Warranty Deed?

Posted on : October 28, 2016
In Mississippi, there are several types of deeds. You should understand the differences between them and whether they favor the buyer or the seller. Quitclaim Deed The most seller-friendly is the quitclaim deed. When a seller of land gives the buyer a quitclaim deed, the seller is not making any representations as to whether the [Read More]
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Getting Compensation After a Drunk Driving Accident

Posted on : October 28, 2016
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Being in a car accident is a frightening experience, and learning that the crash that seriously injured you or a loved one was caused by a drunk driver can add insult to injury. Here’s what you need to know about obtaining compensation after being involved in an alcohol related collision. Negligence Per Se In most [Read More]
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Texting and Driving?

Posted on : October 26, 2016
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ARE YOU INTEXTICATED? Are you intexticated?  If so, you are not alone.  Everyone, and yes I am including me, has been intexticated.  That is, all of us have text messaged and driven our vehicles, at the same time.  Doing so is not only dangerous, but according to the www.donttextdrive.com/statistics you increase your chances of being [Read More]
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The bank is suing you for a deficiency judgment. What can you do?

Posted on : October 26, 2016
You fell behind on your mortgage payments. The bank foreclosed on your home and bought it at foreclosure. Now, the bank has filed a lawsuit against you, claiming you still owe money. What are your options? In Mississippi, this is known as a claim for a deficiency judgment. The bank is saying that the price [Read More]
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Can my spouse sell our home without my permission?

Posted on : October 26, 2016
I see this question a lot, “Can my spouse sell our home without my permission?” Sometimes both spouses own a house and are listed on the deed. Other times, only one spouse owns the house and is listed on the deed. In either instance, the answer is “no”. One spouse cannot sell the couple’s home without [Read More]
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Attorney Did Not Return Your Call

Posted on : October 25, 2016
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THE BREAD & BUTTER OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP Without communication, the Attorney-client relationship does not exist.  So important is communication there is specific rule which Attorneys must live by in communication with their clients. That rule is Rule 1.4 of the Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct, and it says that (a) “A lawyer shall keep a [Read More]
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