As an experienced wrongful death attorney in Northern Mississippi, it pains me to see youth in our state have their lives cut short. I’m sure you’ve heard of the death of University of Mississippi football player Bennie Abram III during a February 2010 football practice.
Abram grew up in Southaven, Mississippi, where our office is located. His parents, Bennie and Erma Abram, sued Ole Miss in 2011 over the wrongful death of their son.
Recently, a settlement was finally reached, in which the family received $50,000 from Ole Miss and another $275,000 from an NCAA insurance policy, according to an USA Today report. [Read more…]