Recent Blog Posts
A Hattiesburg, Mississippi sanitation worker was involved in a workplace accident this week. According to local reports, on Wednesday, January 25, a Hattiesburg, Mississippi sanitation worker was struck and injured by a vehicle while on route. The accident is spreading awareness about the dangers that sanitation workers face on the job every day. “It’s… Read More »
The United States Department of Labor has proposed $212,646 in fines against Mar-Jac Poultry for health and safety violations that led to the death of a teenage worker. Many Mississippi residents are familiar with the case that led to the assessment of the fines against Mar-Jac Poultry, as it hit online newspapers and television… Read More »
Utah Presses Forward on Strengthening Drunk Driving Laws, will Louisiana and Other States Follow Suit?
This legislative session, the Utah State Legislature has a lot to consider. On top of a number of bills to address this session, one of the more high-profile pieces of legislation has to do with strengthening the state’s measures when it comes to punishing those who decide to drive while under the influence of… Read More »
A Martin County, Florida construction worker was rushed to the hospital for treatment on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 30 after a serious workplace accident. According to local news reports, first responders arrived at the scene of the workplace accident at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and assisted a construction worker who had… Read More »
The tragic and terrible news of the death of a senior citizen who was killed on the job in Texas is making headlines across the country and brings attention to the dangers of flagging work. According to local news reports, this week on Thursday, February 8, a flagger who worked at a Schertz, Texas… Read More »
Workplace Violence Against Hardworking Healthcare Workers: A Serious Problem in Louisiana and Throughout the U.S.
Although healthcare workers work hard every day to save lives, treat serious and traumatic injuries, and stabilize victims of crimes, accidents, and other life-threatening incidents, the sad fact is that in Louisiana and throughout the United States, healthcare workers themselves face the threat of violence every day on the job themselves. Indeed, according to… Read More »
Whiplash Injuries Caused by Another Driver’s Negligence: What is a Whiplash Injury and What are Your Rights and Options to Compensation in Mississippi?
Most Mississippi drivers have heard the term “whiplash”, but they may not know exactly what a whiplash injury is, or how to get compensated for a whiplash injury if they are injured in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence. To help Mississippi drivers better understand this common car accident injury, we provide… Read More »
Working with electricity can be a daunting task, but it is one that is often critical to getting important work done. Even those workers who are extremely experienced and advanced in working with electrical components and electricity may experience near-accidents frequently on the job. When working with electricity on the job, there are four… Read More »
No matter how much experience a worker has at their job, or how long they have been on the job, they are still at risk of experiencing a horrible workplace accident that could result in severe disability or death. The sad truth is that even with years of experience doing a work task in… Read More »
There is no question that “falls from heights” is a category of workplace accidents that often result in severe injury and even sometimes death. Unfortunately, the latter was true last week when an Ohio construction worker fell from extreme heights on a job site and died at work. The death of the Ohio construction… Read More »