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Jackson Personal Injury Lawyers

Dedicated Entirely to You & Your Recovery

If you have been injured on the job or due to the negligence of another, the experienced team at Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson can help you fight for the fair recovery you are owed. Founded in 2000, our firm has long been a pillar in the local community. We are known for our tireless commitment to protecting our clients’ rights, even in the face of tough legal challenges. Our Jackson personal injury lawyers are aggressive when it comes to litigating cases, an approach that has helped us recover millions of dollars on behalf of the injured and the families of those wrongfully killed.

We have built our practice on a foundation of integrity, honesty, and client service. At Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson, we genuinely care about you and your future. We take the time to get to know our clients, learn about what they have been through, understand the challenges they are facing, and share how we can help. We have worked hard to earn the trust of our clients and our community, and we take our responsibility to you seriously.

Unlike a lot of personal injury law firms, we do not rush cases through the legal system just to settle them and move on to the next. Instead, we take the necessary time to develop meticulous, innovative strategies tailored to the unique facts of each case. When you trust your recovery to our team, you will work directly with one of our attorneys every step of the way—your case will never be passed off to a less-experienced assistant or paralegal.

At Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson, every one of our clients really is our most important client. Our founding attorneys strive to respond to and speak directly with every single individual we serve. We are ready to zealously advocate for your maximum recovery will continuing to uphold the high ethical standards that have earned us the trust and respect of the local community.

If you were injured due to the negligent, reckless, or wrongful conduct of another, call our firm today at (601) 514-6544 or contact us online for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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As your legal team, we are committed to doing everything possible to maximize your settlement. If necessary, we are even ready to represent you at trial.

Experienced, Relentless & Award-Winning Counsel

  • Steven Funderburg
  • Dave Peterson
  • Craig Sessums
  • Steven Funderburg Steven Funderburg
    Steven H. Funderburg graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1992 and the University of Mississippi Law School in 1994. He previously handled insurance defense claims and workers’ compensation claims representing employers, insurance companies and self insureds.
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  • Dave Peterson Dave Peterson
    Dave Peterson is an equity partner in Funderburg, Sessums, & Peterson, PLLC. He graduated from Millsaps College in 1982, after which he attended Mississippi College School of Law. After graduation in 1985 he served as a law clerk for Justice Michael Sullivan of the Mississippi Supreme Court.
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  • Craig Sessums Craig Sessums
    Craig Sessums is a partner in Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson, PLLC. He attended Mississippi State University and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1992 and Mississippi College School of Law in 1995. After graduation from law school, he worked for Chinn & Associates focusing in the areas of domestic relations & PI.
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The Opinions That Matter Most

Read Our 5-Star Reviews
  • No doubt one of the best workers comp firms in the State of Mississippi.

    “I routinely send them clients that have complex cases and he has always proven himself to be top notch.”

    - Philip S
  • Very good law firm.

    “They take action and get things done.”

    - Michael S.
  • Workers' Compensation
    Workers' Compensation
  • Truck Accidents
    Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
    Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
    Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
    Medical Malpractice
  • Catastrophic Injuries
    Catastrophic Injuries
  • Car Accidents
    Car Accidents

The Experience You Need. The Results You Can Trust.

Our firm has been representing clients in all types of personal injury matters for over two decades. Together, our attorneys in Jackson bring a combined 90+ years of experience to their practice, along with an extensive track record of success. We have what it takes to effectively advocate for our clients and secure the results they need to heal and move forward with their lives.

Most importantly, we are deeply committed to providing every single client with the highest level of personal attention, respect, and legal support. As a client, you will receive direct access to your attorney. Your legal team will always be accessible to you, and we will take the time to communicate frequently with you regarding your case. We carefully curate our legal strategies to meet the unique needs, goals, and concerns of every individual, and our Jackson personal injury lawyers dedicate the time, resources, and efforts needed to pursue the best possible results.

Fighting for the Justice You Deserve

When someone else’s careless, reckless, or wrongful conduct causes you harm, you don’t have to face the aftermath alone. Instead, turn to our team at Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson. We are ready to answer your questions and provide everything you need to make informed decisions about your case, your recovery, and your future.

We firmly believe that negligent parties should be held accountable for the immense, life-changing harm they cause. If you were injured or if someone you love tragically passed away because of the negligent or wrongful conduct of another, let our Jackson personal injury attorneys fight for the justice you and your family deserve.

Give us a call at (601) 514-6544 or contact us online to request a free initial consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is workers’ compensation?

    Workers’ Compensation is a no-fault insurance plan which is required for every employer in the State of Mississippi with more than 5 employees except for charitable organizations and farmers. No-fault means that if you are injured at work you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits even if nobody did anything wrong to cause your injury.

  • What is covered?

    Any injury is covered. It doesn’t matter if the injury is serious or not. All that matters is that the injury occurred on the job. Gradually developing ‘injuries’ like lung conditions from breathing in air contaminated on the work site or carpal tunnel syndrome that typically occurs over years of repetitive work with the hand(s) are usually covered. Work need not be the sole ’cause’ of an injury or disability, so long as it can be shown that the work contributed to it by way of aggravating a preexisting condition or accelerating a condition that would not have become disabling but for the work.

  • When does coverage start?

    Coverage begins on the first day of employment. Coverage remains even if an injured employee is terminated or quits.

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  • Personalized Attention & Care
  • Proven Record of Success
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