If you ask most people if tailgating is safe or legal, they will tell you that it is neither. They understand that you're not supposed to tailgate another car because it can cause an accident. But if you then ask them what a safe following distance looks like, many...
You started your business in your basement or garage, and it has really taken off. It’s time to get your first commercial lease so that you have space to grow. It won’t take long, however, to realize that commercial leases are a lot more complicated than residential...
You were having a good time with a friend at a party – until you weren’t. Someone you didn’t even know apparently had a little too much to drink, and they got aggressive. Things got heated, they made threats and threw a punch, and you responded by protecting yourself...
The moments following a car crash are often characterized by confusion and an adrenaline rush. In fact, the adrenaline levels can be so high that you may never feel the pain for hours until the adrenaline wears off. Even if you feel fine after a car accident, it is...
Impaired driving doesn’t always have to revolve around alcohol. It’s possible that a person can suffer from impairment due to drugs. This includes illegal, prescription, and over-the-counter drugs as long as they’re having a negative effect on the person’s ability to...
There are many things that you have to look into when you’re ready to purchase real estate. One of these is whether the property has an easement or not. An easement is an agreement that enables a party other than the homeowner to have a specific use of a property. If...
If you are involved in a car accident, the entire situation can be scary and confusing. You may wonder where to go and what to do while at the scene. While the situation can be overwhelming, it’s important to take steps to protect your rights if someone else was to...
Mississippi works on the basis of implied consent for drivers. You drive on the condition that you consent to chemical testing. The police often use field sobriety tests to give them a basis to arrest someone. Yet they are not mandatory, and if you want to refuse, you...
Have you ever bought something from a store only to find you did not like it? Returning them was probably easy. Things are not so simple when buying real estate. You need to take much more care. Once you agree to purchase something, your only choice to get rid of it...
How you handle your personal injury claim will determine the amount of compensation you receive at the end. Given that you may have suffered extensive damages from someone else's negligence, it is advisable to ensure that the settlement you receive fully covers your...
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Witherspoon & Compton, LLC is the oldest, continuously operated law firm in Meridian and East Central Mississippi, having been established in 1956. The firm continues to provide quality legal services in the areas of general practice as well as litigation in both state and federal courts…
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