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Nov 12, 2019

Task Force Faults Boeing and FAA for Two Deadly 737 Max Crashes

By |November 12th, 2019|Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Two fatal crashes of the Boeing 737 Max have led to multiple investigations into what caused the planes to nose-dive. In both crashes, the pilots of the planes failed to adequately respond when just one sensor failed causing the nose-dives to occur with minutes after takeoff. The Boeing 737 Max was grounded after the second crash. Boeing is trying to prepare a software fix while regulators are reviewing what went wrong. While the Boeing Max [...]

Nov 6, 2019

Congratulations, John Cocke, on Being Selected for Mid-South Super Lawyers!

By |November 6th, 2019|Firm News|0 Comments

Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that partner John H. Cocke has been selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2020. This is Mr. Cocke’s 15th consecutive year being selected for inclusion. Super Lawyers is an objective rating service designed to help consumers make good choices for the legal needs. Each year, the service reviews “outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and [...]

Nov 5, 2019

$1.5 Million Verdict for Woman Critically Injured by an 18-Wheeler

By |November 5th, 2019|Truck Accident|0 Comments

Charlie Merkel and Ted Connell represented a client from Helena, AR, in a truck accident claim. She was 46-years-old at the time of the collision, was a stay-at-home mom, and home-schooled her three children. Her husband was the local State Farm agent. The family had a condo in Orange Beach. She was traveling down to meet her son, who worked at the local wharf there, when she was going to pull into the Exxon gas station on Highway [...]

Oct 29, 2019

Why Is a Coma a Catastrophic Injury?

By |October 29th, 2019|Catastrophic Injury|0 Comments

A coma is one of the scariest injuries you or a loved one can suffer. Medically speaking, a coma is prolonged unconsciousness, where a person does not respond to stimulation. People fall into comas for various reasons, most of which center around the function of their brain. Injuries to the brain, stroke, and infections can all lead to comas, as can underlying illnesses and a drug or alcohol overdose. Comas can be medically induced in [...]

Oct 22, 2019

What Is Preeclampsia, and Why Is it Dangerous?

By |October 22nd, 2019|Birth Injury|0 Comments

Preeclampsia is a medical condition associated with pregnancy. It is often diagnosed after the mother’s 20th week of pregnancy if her blood pressure has reached elevated levels. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines that do not require high levels of protein to be found in the urine of the mother in order for preeclampsia to be diagnosed any longer. New evidence has found that problems with organs can be found without [...]

Oct 15, 2019

What Happens if You Don’t Replace Your Seat Belts after a Car Crash?

By |October 15th, 2019|Car Accident|0 Comments

Car crashes are some of the worst ways to suffer an injury in Mississippi. It doesn’t matter how safe of a driver you are; it all comes to down how safe the other drivers around you are. You can do everything possible to avoid an accident and still find yourself the victim of one because of another driver’s negligence. If you are involved in an accident, it’s important that you replace or reset the seat [...]

Oct 9, 2019

How Is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Decided?

By |October 9th, 2019|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Suffering an injury on the job doesn’t have to derail your financial situation at home when you can file for workers’ compensation benefits. A large number of employers participate in this program, so long as they meet the federal requirements. If you work for a company that provides its employees with this insurance, be sure to take advantage of it. The amount of workers’ compensation benefits you will receive depends on the amount of time [...]

Sep 25, 2019

Reasons Children and Teenagers Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries

By |September 25th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries among adults are usually due to vehicle accidents and violent actions. A study however, by Brain Injury reveals that many underage minors visits an ER because their TBI was due to a consumer product. CNN, which analyzed the study, revealed that the top reasons children have non-fatal TBIs include: Falls from beds, on floors, from bicycles, and down the stairs Sports injuries, including TBIs from playing basketball, soccer, and football Injuries due [...]

Sep 18, 2019

Charles M. Merkel, III Named the Best Lawyers 2020 Medical Malpractice “Lawyer of the Year”!

By |September 18th, 2019|Firm News|0 Comments

Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that Charles M. Merkel, III has been named the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs’, in the Memphis region, by Best Lawyers®! This is Mr. Merkel’s 9th consecutive year being named to the Best Lawyers list, and the first time he has been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year.” This is also the second year in a row that an attorney [...]

Sep 10, 2019

Workers’ Compensation and Mental Health Claims in Mississippi

By |September 10th, 2019|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

As a general rule, if you are physically hurt in an accident, you may need to treat with ER doctors, orthopedists, pain management doctors, and other specialists. You may need to work with physical, vocational, and occupational therapists. But what if your injury led to mental trauma? Or what if the incident caused you no physical injury at all, but has affected your mental health? You can file for workers’ compensation for mental or emotional [...]

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