Attorney William “Bill” T. May Joins Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is pleased to welcome William “Bill” T. May to the firm. Mr. May is one of the most respected trial lawyers in the state. He brings over 33 years of experience in Mississippi state and federal courts. He focuses his practice on Personal Injury, Product Liability, Premises Liability, and Commercial Litigation.…

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Paralysis Can Lead to Life-Threatening Complications

Paralysis can be, and is often, the result of someone else’s negligence. On its own, paralysis is a difficult condition to acclimate into your everyday life, and when it can cause further medical issues that put your life into danger, your suffering needs to be taken seriously. Paralysis has the potential to impact additional bodily…

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All Pregnant Women Must Be Tested for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C can cause a lot of long-term damage, especially to the liver. Pregnant women must be especially careful, because it can be spread to the baby in utero. A news article published by MedPage Today LLC states that there has been a tremendous increase in pregnant women being diagnosed with hepatitis C from 1998…

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Why Is Sepsis a Life-Threatening Condition?

Our bodies are remarkable when it comes to defending against illnesses and healing from injuries. Our immune system is like a vigilant army, ready to fend off invading pathogens and repair damaged tissues. Most of the time, it does an incredible job, and we recover from infections and injuries with relative ease. However, sepsis is…

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What Is a Diffuse Axonal Brain Injury?

Most of us know that protecting your head in dangerous situations is priority number one, and while sometimes we can manage to do that – such as wearing helmets when bicycling or playing sports – we are not always in a position to protect ourselves at all. A head injury can happen almost anywhere, but…

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. Named to 2024 Best Law Firms List

The team at Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce we have once again been named to Best Law Firms. This year, we have retained our Tier 1 ranking in the Memphis region in four different areas of practice: Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs…

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