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Author Archives: Jay Butchko

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation If I Was Injured While Driving My Car?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workers’ compensation is available to employees who have a work-related illness or injury. While many injuries or illnesses occur on an employer’s property, it’s possible to receive workers’ compensation when you are off-site, and even if an accident happens when you’re driving your personal vehicle. Here are some common driving scenarios that you may,… Read More »

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Four Common Myths And Facts About Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Law

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workers’ compensation can be complicated to understand. As a worker, it’s important to know your rights about this important benefit. Here are some common myths about how workers’ compensation does, and doesn’t work, in Mississippi Myth #1: I can’t receive workers’ compensation if the accident was my fault Employees may not seek workers’ compensation… Read More »

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What Injuries Do Teachers And School Staff Face While On The Job?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Educators and other school professionals have unique and important jobs. In addition to the unique job-related challenges they face, school staff should be aware of potential injuries they face as a result of the work they do. Teacher Injuries Many teachers consider their work to be a labor of love. However, teachers face a… Read More »

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Common Injuries Faced By Office Workers

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

White collar workers involving sitting in air-conditioned offices may not seem like the typical candidates for workers’ compensation. However, workers’ compensation is available for all employees who get sick or are injured on the job, regardless of the type of work being done. Here are some common injuries faced by people who work in… Read More »

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Common Injuries After A Car Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Car accidents can be terrible and have long-lasting consequences. Fortunately, Mississippi allows victims of motor vehicle accidents to seek compensation from people who caused their injuries. In personal injury lawsuits, victims in car crashes can have their medical bills paid, along with costs for ongoing treatment for conditions that were created, or worsened, by… Read More »

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Four Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries For Restaurant Workers

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

People in the service industry may be hesitant to seek medical treatment because they don’t have insurance. However, if you’re a restaurant worker who’s suffered an injury or illness at work, you have a right to file a workers’ compensation claim. By filing workers’ comp, you can receive money to cover the costs of… Read More »

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How Louisiana Protects First Responders Injured On The Job

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

First responders in the Pelican State keep our citizens safe and healthy. In addition to responding to fires and crime scenes, local first responders also face some unique challenges, like hurricanes and mosquito problems. These hazards can lead to serious injury and illnesses among the ranks of first responders. Louisiana laws protect first responders… Read More »

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Top Three Professions Likely To Suffer From Knee Injuries

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Knees are a vital part of human anatomy. They allow us to walk up and down stairs, and even sit and stand. Knee replacements can take up to a year to recover from, because the joint is so complicated and we rely on it every day. Here are three jobs that are more likely… Read More »

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Lost Wages In Louisiana

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Recovering from an injury or car accident can be extremely difficult. This is especially the case when you’re missing work, and wages, during your recovery period. Fortunately, you can recover lost wages as part of your personal injury settlement. Here’s what you need to know to maximize this benefit. Lost wages are more than… Read More »

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Top Ten Construction Site Injuries In Mississippi

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workplace safety is no laughing matter. Every day across Mississippi and the US, thousands of people are victims of accidents that should be prevented by following federal safety laws. In Mississippi, the construction industry is tied for number one in workplace fatalities. Here are ten common injuries people experience from construction sites. The Fatal… Read More »

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