Personal Injury

Home/Personal Injury
Apr 9, 2019

Key Factors in the Pain and Suffering Part of an Accident Case

By |April 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

There are two parts to every personal injury damage claim. The first claim for damages is for all the economic losses – the things that can be readily calculated. These include the doctor bills, costs for hospital surgeries, lost wages, property damage, and other items. The second part is for none-economic damages – the pain and suffering claim. There is a formula (of sorts) for calculating the amount of physical pain and emotional suffering a [...]

Jan 22, 2019

The Dangers of Seeing a Chiropractor

By |January 22nd, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

According to the National Institutes of Health, chiropractic care is considered a form of complementary health. Approximately 9.1 percent of adults saw a chiropractor in 2012. The percentage rose to 10.3 percent for the year 2017. About $3.9 billion was spent on chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation in 2017. People generally see chiropractors for lower back pain. They may also treat with a chiropractor for neck pain, shoulder discomfort, headaches, and other ailments. Chiropractic treatment focuses [...]

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 [...]

Contact Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

For a FREE consultation to discuss your case
Text Us662-799-1633