Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Car Accident Lawsuit or Claim in Jackson, Mississippi

As of this writing, over 605,000 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus as reported  by the Centers for Disease Control. It is believed that for every  reported case, there may be many unreported cases  which are mild  or  asymptomatic. Across the nation, serious measures have been taken to control the spread of the coronavirus, with schools closing down, social distancing measures put in place, and many  workers having to stay at home.  People are asking how this pandemic will affect them. The pandemic has already drastically changed life as we know it in America and it isn’t clear how long this will last, though some experts say weeks. In Jackson, Mississippi, several of our courts have postponed all hearings and trials. If you have a pending court case for your car accident lawsuit or other concerns about your case you may still  contact Malouf & Malouf  by phone, email or text.  We are closely monitoring this situation and can provide you with more updated information about how this emergency might impact your case. If you are not feeling well, please let us know as well. Individuals who are sick are being asked to isolate themselves. It may be necessary to postpone or reschedule your case if you are not feeling well—in the interest of public health and for everyone’s well-being. This is a difficult time for everyone.  Malouf & Malouf are here for you. Our Jackson, Mississippi car lawyers are here to take your calls, listen to your situation, and are here to guide you on the next steps. Many steps pertaining to your car accident lawsuit may still be able to be performed remotely. Negotiating with insurance adjusters and writing demand letters may not require in-person meetings. Speaking to you about your case may not require a face-to-face meeting. We are closely watching the situation and are here for our clients and are here to take phone calls from new clients if you have been hurt in a car accident. What are some things you can do if you are trying to settle your car accident claim? Here are some things to keep in mind:
  • Watch for updates regarding court closures and your case. This is a quickly-developing situation. Malouf & Malouf is here for you to monitor changes and court closures.
  • Be in touch with your personal injury lawyer. If you are not feeling well, let our office know and we can reschedule your meeting with us or find an alternative remote way to meet. Malouf & Malouf is a personal injury law firm that is here for you and is committed to keeping everyone safe.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please let us know.
Your case is important to us. In the meantime, if you have been hurt in a car accident, it is important to also be in touch with your doctor and rehabilitative services regarding your ongoing care. Don’t just cancel follow-up appointments with your doctor without consulting with your doctor first. Getting proper medical attention after a car accident is important and following up for critical care is also important. Finally, if you have been hurt in a car accident in Jackson, Mississippi, don’t hesitate to reach out to the car accident lawyers at Malouf & Malouf. Victims of car accidents may only have a limited amount of time to make a claim or file a case, and our lawyers are working hard to help clients meet deadlines, and are working with the courts to understand how this pandemic will affect filing deadlines. Reach out, give us a call, and stay calm and safe.
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