Errors in a Mississippi Emergency Room

When you go to the emergency room for an illness or injury, you expect to be cared for appropriately by the doctors and nurses. You never expect to suffer an injury at the hands of those who are supposed to provide you with the highest level of care. However, errors in the emergency room are…

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Preventing Backup Accidents with Cameras – Does It Work?

Driveway back overs are a parent’s and driver’s worst nightmare, and adults can be injured in a backing up accident as well as children. Responsibility in back over car accidents usually falls on the driver who backs into the other vehicle, an object, or a person. Drivers must always remember to be alert, look behind…

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Falls on Construction Sites – Preventable Tragedies

Over 11 million U.S. workers are employed in the construction industry, where falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) assert that falls are the number one cause of construction site deaths. In 2019, there were 1,102…

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Bad Brakes Can Cause Truck Accidents

Sharing the road with these big rigs can be a frightening experience. The size and sound of an 18-wheeler approaching on its own is overwhelming. But what if you knew that the truck next to you had bad brakes? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) did its first truck crash causation study in the…

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Keeping Tow Truck Drivers Safe in Mississippi

When on the road, whether it be in a vehicle or as a pedestrian, you are put in very high danger. Although roads today are built with enhanced safety features such as warning signs, speed limit signs, and traffic lights, if drivers fail to follow these traffic regulations, vehicle accidents are going to continue to…

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Help for Mississippi Veterans Who Were Stationed at Camp Lejeune

With the recent signing of the “Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act,” or PACT Act, into law, veterans who are living with chronic and/or disabling medical conditions related to burn pit exposure can finally get the help they need. Contained within the PACT Act is the Camp Lejeune Justice…

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