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Personal Injury Lawyers

The personal injury attorneys in Jackson, MS at NST Law have a reputation as The Champions For The Injured, who provide personalized, compassionate advocacy to injury victims. We boldly stand up to insurance companies to ensure injury victims receive maximized compensation.

Mr. Trotz was recognized from 2019-2023 as a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star. Mr. Trotz is also a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association where he serves on the Executive Committee. READ OUR EDITORIAL GUIDELINES

Mr. Trotz was recognized from 2019-2023 as a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star. Mr. Trotz is also a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association where he serves on the Executive Committee. READ OUR EDITORIAL GUIDELINES

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What evidence do I need to support my claim after a car accident?

How can the truck accident lawyers at NST Law help me?

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THE JACKSON PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS AT NST LAW?

At NST Law, our Jackson, MS personal injury attorneys are driven by a desire to make a difference in the lives of individuals during their time of greatest need. We understand the devastation that injury victims experience, and we derive immense satisfaction from standing up to large companies on their behalf.

When your injuries are serious, you need a legal team on your side that will play hardball with insurance companies that leverage their vast resources to avoid paying you the compensation you are rightfully due.

We can confidently refuse lowball offers because we know how to win in court when that is what it takes to ensure our clients are compensated fairly.
When you are injured and can’t fight for yourself, you need champions to fight for you. Call The Champs at NST Law today to schedule your free consultation.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THE JACKSON PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS AT NST LAW?

We have secured substantial recoveries for our personal injury clients, such as:

  • $6.3 million on behalf of a 65-year-old retiree killed in a multi-vehicle truck accident
  • $5 million in a car accident case involving a defective airbag
  • $1.4 million for a couple in a head-on collision caused by a wrong-way driver
  • $1.2 million for a 67-year-old man injured in a rear-end truck accident on the interstate
  • $1 million for a couple severely injured in a motorcycle accident caused by the defendant turning left in front of them
  • $970,201,58 in a workers’ compensation case where the employer only wanted to pay $18,000

Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle in Jackson, Mississippi

The attorneys at NST Law have been helping injury victims for more than 32 years. During that time, we have handled nearly every type of personal injury case, including motor vehicle accidents, occupational injuries, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice and numerous others.

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Car Accidents

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, fatal car crashes in Mississippi had a 20 percent higher rate of occurrence.

The Highway Patrol attributes the increased fatalities to increases in the following:

At NST Law, our car accident lawyers in Jackson are here to help you get the maximum compensation possible. 

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Motorcycle Accidents

Mississippi is home to several beautiful motorcycle routes, including the historic Natchez Chase Parkway, which runs through Jackson. Unfortunately, Mississippi is in the top three deadliest states for motorcyclists despite having a mandatory helmet law.

Motorcyclists, with their narrow profile and lack of crash protection, are among the most vulnerable users of the roadways. Drivers often fail to watch for motorcyclists. Consequently, they turn left in front of motorcyclists, veer into their lanes and rear-end them.

Motorcyclists have a legal right to use the roadways, and drivers have a legal duty to watch for them. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Jackson, MS, are dedicated to holding drivers accountable whose negligence irreparably harms motorcyclists.

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Truck Accidents

Truck accidents claimed the lives of 90 people throughout the state in recent reports. Nationwide, truck accidents killed 5,005 people and injured 159,000. Of those killed, 71 percent were occupants of the other vehicle, as were 69 percent of those injured. These statistics are not surprising to our Jackson truck accident lawyers, considering the massive size difference between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles.

Major commuter and truck routes, including I-55, I-20, U.S. Highway 51 and U.S. Highway 49, converge in Jackson and are sources of significant large truck traffic. Trucks are known for their large blind spots, and Jackson drivers should avoid driving in them. As a rule, if you cannot see the truck driver in the truck mirrors, the truck driver cannot see you.

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful death occurs when death ensues as a result of the negligent or deliberate acts of another. The law allows immediate family members or a personal representative to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Mississippi against individuals whose conduct led to the unexpected death of a loved one.

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Occupational Injuries​

The most common causes of workplace fatalities were as follows:

  • Transportation incidents
  • Violence
  • Exposure to harmful substances or environments
  • Contact with objects and equipment (including struck-by and stuck-in incidents)

The majority of these fatalities took place in the private sector in the construction and services industries. The occupations with the highest risks include:

  • Transportation and trucking
  • Installation, maintenance and repair
  • Construction and extraction
  • Farming, fishing and forestry
  • Management

Most workplace injuries are covered by workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is no-fault insurance provided by the employer to protect workers injured on the job. It provides medical treatment and partial wage replacement.

Workers’ compensation was meant to provide a means for workers to receive compensation quickly without having to prove negligence by the employer in the court system. However, employers do not always cooperate, and our workers’ compensation attorneys in Jackson can help ensure you receive the compensation you are due.

Our Jackson, MS Law Office

As the Champions for The Injured, the legal team at NST Law has a reputation for fighting for our clients. For over 33 years, we have helped accident victims in Jackson and throughout Mississippi get the compensation they need to recover. We’ll fight just as hard for you.

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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

The Mississippi personal injury statute of limitations is three years. This includes actions for both personal injury and wrongful death.

For workers’ compensation cases, injured workers should notify their employer within 30 days. If there is a problem with your claim, contact the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and consult with a workers’ compensation lawyer immediately to ensure that you meet the two-year statute of limitations established under the state’s workers’ compensation law.

HOW ARE DAMAGES CALCULATED IN A MISSISSIPPI PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

Those who harm others through negligence or malice are legally obligated to compensate their victims. Some injuries are so severe that no amount of compensation can replace what was lost. However, it can alleviate financial stress, provide financial security and offer victims and their families a sense of justice.

Should I accept a settlement or go to court?

A fair, reasonable and generous settlement is usually in the best interests of all parties to the action. However, numerous insurance companies refuse to offer fair settlements.

Litigation may result in a longer waiting period to receive your compensation, and it requires additional preparation. However, the attorneys at NST Law are skilled litigators. We prepare every case as if it is going to court by leveraging such resources as forensic investigators, expert witnesses and medical experts.

For most of our clients, it is better to go to court than to accept a low settlement offer.

What if I am partly to blame for my injuries?

The initial police report and the analysis by the insurance company provide a preliminary analysis of what occurred and who is at fault. This analysis does not always take all factors into account. For this reason, it is important to work with a well-established personal injury law firm that has the experience and resources to fully investigate your accident and your injuries.

Our attorneys will not accept allegations of fault without conducting a thorough investigation of our own. If our investigation does show that you were partly responsible for the accident, you will still be entitled to compensation proportionate to the other party’s share of fault.

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

The initial police report and the analysis by the insurance company provide a preliminary analysis of what occurred and who is at fault. This analysis does not always take all factors into account. For this reason, it is important to work with a well-established personal injury law firm that has the experience and resources to fully investigate your accident and your injuries.

Our attorneys will not accept allegations of fault without conducting a thorough investigation of our own. If our investigation does show that you were partly responsible for the accident, you will still be entitled to compensation proportionate to the other party’s share of fault.

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Jackson, Mississippi Personal Injury Lawyer FAQs

Below are answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge up-front legal fees. We only collect fees after we win and recover your damages.

We pride ourselves on maintaining frequent contact with our clients. This includes answering and returning phone calls. Additionally, if your injuries prevent you from meeting in our offices, we can meet with you in the hospital, a care facility or in your home.

It is crucial that you never sign documents or make verbal statements to the opposing party’s insurance company without your attorney present. No matter what they say, insurance companies do not represent your interests.

It can take several months to receive your compensation. This varies based on the severity of your injuries, the cooperation of the insurance company and the type of case. Cases that settle tend to yield faster payouts than cases that go to court.

NST Law Attorneys Corey Trotz and Alex Saharovich

Contact us for a free consultation now so that we can review your case and decide how we can best help you.