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Were You Hurt In A Farming Accident In Mississippi?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

The farming industry and agricultural workers are a crucial part of our economy. The crops they produce are necessary to sustain our society. The work put into farming is some of the most physically challenging work a person can do. Unfortunately, farming and agriculture are also some of the most dangerous industries to work… Read More »

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Carpal Tunnel in Mississippi Workers’ Comp

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Carpal tunnel syndrome (often abbreviated CTS) is an incredibly common injury, and if you develop the ailment while at work, you should receive workers’ compensation. Numerous office workers experience carpal tunnel syndrome because of long hours at their desks, but working a desk job is not the only cause. If you are currently suffering… Read More »

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Can I Get Workers’ Comp for an Occupational Disease?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Lots of people are familiar with the idea of getting workers’ compensation following a workplace injury. If you are injured on the job, you are going to seek compensation to cover the costs of your recovery. But many people don’t realize that workers’ compensation also covers illnesses and diseases that arise from workplace conditions…. Read More »

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Can I Maximize my Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When you or someone you love is injured at work, it can be hard to know what to do next. How can you pay for your medical bills? What do you do if you can’t go to work anymore because of your injury? Injured workers have a valuable tool available to get the compensation… Read More »

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Common Causes of Louisiana Rollover Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Although all car accidents are traumatic and frightening, there is a particular kind of terror that comes from being thrown around upside down as a vehicle rolls over with you trapped inside of it. Rollover accidents have a high fatality rate, especially for drivers and passengers who are not restrained by seatbelts. A rollover… Read More »

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Documenting Your Workplace Injury

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

After being injured at work, you will probably have many emotions and thoughts flooding your mind, such as pain, fear of financial hardship, anger, frustration, etc… In the midst of all this, it’s doubtful that a desire to document your experience is uppermost in your thoughts, but it is important to record as many… Read More »

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Drug Testing and Positive Results after a Work Injury

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Individuals injured in the workplace have a right to claim worker’s compensation benefits to help them with things such as medical bills and loss of wages or future income. Employers are required to carry insurance to cover workers’ compensation to protect both the employer and their workers in case of an accident that occurs… Read More »

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Impairment Ratings in Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

After you have been injured on the job and started receiving workers’ compensation, there will come a point where you will receive an impairment rating. This will not happen until you have completed any surgeries you may have needed, because it is supposed to gauge how impaired you will be as you move forward…. Read More »

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Police Reports and Car Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

In Mississippi, according to statute §63-3-411 to 63-3-417, you are required to notify the police after you have been in an accident if certain conditions are met: If anyone was injured If anyone died If there is total property damage of $500 or more However, it would be wise for you to err on… Read More »

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Do You Work in A Sick Building?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

“Sick Building Syndrome” sounds like something made up by a whimsical writer who likes to personify architectural structures, but it is, in fact, a real ailment. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines SBS as something that occurs when “building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent… Read More »

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