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Mississippi Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

Resource Links for Mississippi Drug Recalls and Medical Device Lawsuits:

Mississippi Bad Drug Lawsuits & Mississippi Defective Medical Device Cases

Mississippi Bad Drug Lawsuits & Mississippi Defective Medical Device Cases

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will usually recall a prescription medication or medical device only after it poses a significant severity of danger to consumers. However, by this time, there are usually hundreds or thousands of victims who have either died prematurely (wrongful death) or suffered serious adverse reactions and side effects to the drug or medical device. Typically, the victim is left with few options other than to file Mississippi bad drug lawsuits, medical malpractice claims, and Mississippi defective medical device cases against the pharmaceutical company, medical device manufacturer, hospitals, doctors and other health care providers.

However, these cases are complex and often require the skills of a reputable attorney who has a comprehensive understanding of Mississippi tort law. Below are the much-needed resource links that provide valuable information including the state statute of limitations and access to medical resources, legal resources and legal services.

State of Mississippi Statute of Limitations

Mississippi Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (§ 15-1-36)

It’s important for victims and surviving family members to understand the Mississippi statute of limitations code which greatly restricts the amount of time they must file a lawsuit or claim against all those who caused them harm. The state requires that all necessary paperwork be filed in the appropriate Mississippi courthouse before the state statute of limitations expires. Otherwise, the plaintiff will lose their only legal opportunity to file a claim for compensation. An attorney can determine the merits of the case and whether there is adequate time to file the paperwork.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 3 Years
  • Product Liability – 2 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 3 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 2 Years ‘with Discovery Rule (including wrongful death), but no more than 7 years after occurrence. These time limits apply to minors six and older. In the case of minors under six years of age, medical malpractice actions must be filed within two years of the date of the child’s sixth birthday. Mississippi also requires all persons who intend to file a medical malpractice action to give a 60-day written notice of action to the defendant.’
  • Intentional Torts – 1 Years

Mississippi Medical Resources

State of Mississippi Legal Resources

State Law Library
450 High St
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 359-3672

Jackson County Law Library
3214 Pascagoula St
Pascagoula, MS 39567
(228) 769-3272

Harrison County Law Library
1801 23rd Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 865-4004

Forrest County Law Library
641 Main St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 545-6051

Grenada County Law Library
59 Green St
Grenada, MS 38901
(662) 227-9492

University of Mississippi Law Center
481 Chucky Mullins Dr.
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7361

Mississippi College School-Law
151 E Griffith St
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 925-7100

Tishomingo County Law Library
1008 Battleground Dr.
Iuka, MS 38852
(662) 423-7029

Gautier Public Library
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Jackson County Campus
2100 Library Ln,
Gautier, MS 39553
(228) 497-4531

First Regional Library
370 W Commerce St,
Hernando, MS 38632
(662) 429-4439

Ocean Springs Library
525 Dewey Ave,
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-1193

Mississippi County Law Library
808 W Keiser Ave,
Osceola, AR 72370
(870) 563-0135

State and City Bar Associations

Capital Area Bar Association
PO Box 14065
Jackson, MS 39236
(601) 969-6097

The Mississippi Bar
PO Box 2168
Jackson, MS 39225
(601) 948-4471

Legal Services for Mississippi Communities

Most cases involving Mississippi defective medical device cases, medical malpractice claims, and Mississippi bad drug lawsuits are handled by personal injury attorneys who specialize in these types of cases. These law firms represent clients in urban centers and rural areas throughout Mississippi including:

  • Jackson
  • Gulfport
  • Biloxi
  • Hattiesburg
  • Greenville
  • Meridian
  • Tupelo
  • Southaven
  • Vicksburg
  • Pascagoula
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