Practice Areas

Car Wrecks

Every driver on Mississippi roadways understands accidents can occur at any time. However, when you are involved in an accident because a driver failed to exercise proper care on the roadways, you could recover financial damages for your injuries. Drunk drivers, those who are speeding or drivers who simply fail to maintain control of their [..]

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18-Wheeler Wrecks

Truck accidents are devastating, there is very little protection offered to a pedestrian, motorcyclist or auto driver when an 18-wheeler is bearing down on them. During 2015, 72 people lost their lives on Mississippi roadways and even more suffered injuries. Victims of truck accidents often suffer life-altering injuries and are likely to require thousands or [..]

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Slip & Falls

Property owners in Mississippi are required to maintain a safe environment for those who are visiting their property. This law extends to homeowners, store and restaurant owners and those who operate any commercial property. Before a property owner can be held legally responsible for the injuries you suffered in a slip and fall accident, there [..]

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Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA)

Since 1908, FELA has been providing protections for railroad workers who suffered an on-the-job injury. The level of proof in these cases is that the railroad must be proven to be partially negligent for the worker’s injury. FELA covers bodily injury but it also covers other injuries including: Asbestos exposure Repetitive stress injury Cumulative trauma [..]

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Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

Workers who are injured on the job and file a workers’ compensation claim often face an immediate denial. Surprisingly, only 20 percent of those who receive a denial will pursue their claim further. This is good news for employers and insurance companies but bad news for employees. Quick Workers’ Compensation Facts from 2016 10,944 workers’ [..]

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Mississippi DUI Defense

If you or a loved one is facing DUI charges in Mississippi, you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney. Not only that, you need an affordable attorney. We pride ourselves in providing high-quality DUI defense services to residents across the state of Mississippi. Our offices are based in Ridgeland, MS and we’re here to help [..]

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Mississippi Drug Charge Defense

The Franks Law Firm, PLLC helps those who are facing drug charges. You could be charged with possession of a Schedule I, II, III, or IV controlled substance but that does not mean the evidence presented by police will end up being admissible in court. It is critical you contact a Mississippi drug charge defense [..]

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Railroad Crossing Accidents

The Franks Law Firm, PLLC is committed to providing high-quality personal injury law services to the victims of railroad crossing accidents and their families. We know these injuries are often very serious, resulting in brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and crush injuries, meaning you will never being able to live your life the same way again. Only about [..]

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Mississippi Traffic Ticket Defense

Getting a traffic ticket in Mississippi can become a very serious issue. Some common traffic citations are: Speeding Careless Driving Reckless Driving Failure to Yield Failure to Use a Turn Signal Improper Lane Change No Seatbelt Hiring an attorney to represent you on a speeding ticket charge may seem like an expensive affair. However, by [..]

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Mississippi Shoplifting Defense

Shoplifting is a serious charge in the State of Mississippi. Depending on the value of the goods allegedly shoplifted an individual may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. If the value of the goods is less than $1,000, the charge will likely be a misdemeanor. The penalty for a misdemeanor Mississippi shoplifting charge is [..]

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Mississippi Felony Expungement

How can a criminal record impact your life? At The Franks Law Firm, PLLC we appreciate how a criminal record can hold you back when you attempt to move forward with your life. This can make finding and getting a good job very hard. Employers now look over each and every individual’s background for many [..]

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Mississippi Misdemeanor Expungement

How can a misdemeanor criminal record impact your life? A misdemeanor charge in Mississippi may not seem like a big deal at first. Once you start applying for jobs or schools though, it could become a very big deal. More and more employers and educational institutions run background checks on potential employees and students. How [..]

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