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Utah Lowers Its BAC to 0.05—Should Mississippi Follow?

Posted By Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf, PLLC
January 10th, 2019

JACKSON, Mississippi. On December 30, a Utah law will go into effect that will officially lower the state’s legal drunk driving threshold from 0.08 to 0.05. Utah was the first state to lower its BAC from 0.10 to 0.08 in 1983, and the move has many wondering whether other states will soon follow suit in […]

How do I Know When My Car Has Been Totaled After a Crash?

Posted By Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf, PLLC
January 4th, 2019

JACKSON, Mississippi. If you’ve been in a car accident, either your insurance policy or the other driver’s policy will be responsible for making repairs on the vehicle. However, there are cases where insurance companies won’t pay for repairs. This occurs when your vehicle is declared a total loss. According to U.S. News & World Report, […]

Innovation in Prosthetic Limbs for Personal Injury Patients

Posted By Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf, PLLC
September 27th, 2018

JACKSON, Mississippi. No one likes to feel pain. However, pain is an important mechanism that tells us when our bodies are in danger. Pain lets us know it is time to take our hands off the stove,  or when it is time to get some rest if we’ve been pushing our bodies too hard. For […]

Could Gene Therapy Help Treat Personal Injury Pain?

Posted By Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf, PLLC
September 5th, 2018

JACKSON, Mississippi. According to Wired, scientists are studying  how your genetics can affect your sensitivity level to pain.  Some individuals have a genetic condition that makes them immune to pain. These individuals break bones or get burned and feel nothing. Other individuals suffer from chronic pain that leaves them debilitated as a result of a […]

Is it Legal to Ride Your Bicycle with Headphones in Mississippi?

Posted By Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf, PLLC
August 7th, 2018

JACKSON, Mississippi. Going for a bicycle ride? Want to listen to music while you pedal? In Mississippi, it is legal to use ear buds while riding your bike, according to Digital Music News. Yet, in many states, riding your bike while using ear buds is illegal.  In New York, ear buds are prohibited.  In Alaska […]