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Monthly Archives: January 2022

Your Rights As a Passenger in a Car Accident

Your Rights As a Passenger in a Car Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

If you find yourself the victim of a car accident as a passenger, you may have questions or concerns about your options regarding compensation. It’s important for you to understand your rights as a passenger to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. Drivers are not the only ones that are eligible to file… Read More »

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Common Injuries Truck Drivers Experience

Common Injuries Truck Drivers Experience

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

The freight industry is one of the largest industries in America. Every year, the trucking industry specifically brings in billions of dollars of revenue. For this reason, many individuals take up trucking as a career to boost their income potential. However, the life of a truck driver is not always easy. Aside from countless… Read More »

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Delayed Symptoms of Workplace Injuries

Delayed Symptoms of Workplace Injuries

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system available to eligible workers who have been injured on the job. However, there is a time limit on filing a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, the symptoms of some injuries are not always immediately apparent, which can lead to workers waiting until it’s too late to file a claim…. Read More »

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Most Dangerous Intersections and Roads in Mississippi

Most Dangerous Intersections and Roads in Mississippi

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Although there are many reasons to love living in Mississippi, dangerous roads are not one of them. Unfortunately, Mississippi is the deadliest state for drivers. Statistically, Mississippi has the highest traffic fatality rate in the nation. There are an estimated 22.9 traffic fatalities for every 100,000 Mississippians. The news site Mississippi Today stated that… Read More »

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Do You Have Hearing Loss Due to Noise at Your Workplace?

Do You Have Hearing Loss Due to Noise at Your Workplace?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Numerous Louisiana employees work in noisy environments. Professional industries such as construction, farming, manufacturing, bartending, and other professions pose a serious risk to employees’ hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss is a condition in which a person’s inner ear is damaged from loud noises. According to the Center for Disease Control, over 10 million Americans under… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Slip, trip, and fall injuries can happen anywhere, so it’s no surprise that these injuries often occur while at work. Every year, there are almost $70 billion in workers’ compensation claims and expenses associated with slip, trip, and fall injuries. Additionally, one-third of workplace injuries occur from falls, and they’re one of the main… Read More »

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Construction Sites and Hand Injuries

Construction Sites and Hand Injuries

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Construction sites are inherently dangerous. On any given day, construction workers are exposed to various tools, machinery, equipment, and other situations that put them at risk of injury. Though construction sites often have strict safety standards and gear required to protect workers from injury, accidents still happen, especially when safety protocols are not enforced… Read More »

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Steps You Need to Take After a Trucking Accident in Mississippi

Steps You Need to Take After a Trucking Accident in Mississippi

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Truck accidents can be highly detrimental to your personal property as well as your physical and emotional health. In the event that you experience a Mississippi truck accident, you need to take critical steps and precautions to ensure your well-being and legal rights. Every trucking accident is different and some lead to serious or… Read More »

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The Dangers of Occupational Dust Exposure

The Dangers of Occupational Dust Exposure

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Dust can be incredibly dangerous for a worker’s health. Employees who breathe in different types of toxic dust may experience short and long-term health problems, including respiratory issues. Although employers are supposed to notify and protect employees from potential dust hazards, many fail to properly educate their employees about the different types of toxic… Read More »

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Common Types of Factory Accidents

Common Types of Factory Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Factory work is labor-intensive and can be quite dangerous. Workers in these kinds of industrial settings are exposed to a number of hazardous materials and dangerous equipment on a daily basis. According to the Department of Labor, 5,333 workers died on the job in 2019. Though not all of those who died were factory… Read More »

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