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Dec 27, 2017

Buckle Up, Mississippi. Seat Belts Save Lives

By |December 27th, 2017|Car Accident|0 Comments

The most dangerous thing you will do in your life, you probably do every single day without thinking about it. It is getting behind the wheel of your car. Likely the most dangerous thing your child will do is ride as a passenger in a motor vehicle, especially if they live in Mississippi, where more children die in car crashes each year per capita. Mississippi also has the highest percentage of child fatalities in the [...]

Dec 19, 2017

What is a Catastrophic Personal Injury?

By |December 19th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Every day, somewhere in the United States, people suffer serious, catastrophic injuries that will have a lasting impact on the rest of their lives. A catastrophic injury is one that is life-altering, and the effects of that injury could be permanent. Typically, the following injuries are categorized as catastrophic: Burns Spinal cord injuries Traumatic brain injury Limb loss Scarring and disfigurement Loss of vision Loss of hearing Chronic pain Disability These types of injuries may [...]

Dec 12, 2017

Trucking Company Liability for Accidents in Mississippi

By |December 12th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

You have been injured in a terrible truck accident that the bystanders did not think was survivable. You had surgery, and now you are recovering from your injuries while wondering if your life will ever be the same. You decide to file a lawsuit, and learn that the process may be more complex than you thought. But why is that? It is because commercial trucking companies owe a duty of care to all of the [...]

Dec 5, 2017

Mississippi Workers’ Compensation, Dangerous Jobs and Death Benefits

By |December 5th, 2017|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Every job in the U.S. economy is an important one, but some are far more dangerous than others. Each year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tracks workplace injuries and fatalities in its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (COFI). In 2015, the COFI reported that there were 4,836 fatal workplace injuries; 77 of them occurred in Mississippi. In response to the 2016 COFI, U.S. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez said the high numbers of workplace [...]

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