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Warehouse Worker Injuries

Warehouse Worker Injuries

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Warehouse workers perform a variety of tasks on a daily basis. Generally, these types of workers are considered laborers, and they primarily perform tasks related to stock and inventory. This can include loading and unloading shipments, moving items around the warehouse, managing inventory, labeling and packaging items, breaking down bulk materials, and operating heavy… Read More »

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Can you Sue your Employer for a Laceration Injury?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Lacerations can pose a serious threat to employees in various work environments. If you work around knives, blades, or machinery, you could experience a serious laceration injury that requires costly medical expenses and time away from work. Laceration injuries can lead to heavy bleeding and nerve damage if the cut is deep enough. Additionally,… Read More »

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Occupational Illness: Common Industries and Illnesses

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Occupational illnesses and diseases are common among many different industries in Louisiana, and they often require pricey medical treatments and time away from work. Fortunately, workers’ compensation includes occupational illnesses and diseases in addition to workplace accidents, meaning that you can receive money for medical expenses and lost wages if you develop an illness… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Manufacturing Work Injuries

What Are the Most Common Manufacturing Work Injuries?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workplace accidents can happen no matter what industry you work in. However, some industries are more dangerous than others. Factory workers in the manufacturing industry, for example, are commonly at high risk for suffering severe and even fatal injuries. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), over 13 million manufacturing… Read More »

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Driving in Icy Mississippi Winter Conditions

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Mississippi’s weather is primarily known for its hot and humid conditions, but the state also experiences winter temperatures and hazards. You need to drive extra carefully during the winter months because of dangerous road conditions caused by snow, sleet, ice, and freezing temperatures. According to the Department of Transportation, weather conditions contribute to 21%… Read More »

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Forklift Accidents: Common Causes and Injuries

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Though commonly used in many industries and workplaces, forklifts are dangerous pieces of machinery. Both the heavy materials and items that they carry and transport can be a hazard, as well as the vehicle itself. In 2019, 79 workplace fatalities and over 8,000 injuries were reported involving forklifts. Unfortunately, despite their dangerous nature, forklifts… Read More »

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How Common Are Maritime Worker Injuries

How Common Are Maritime Worker Injuries?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Marine transportation workers, also known as maritime workers, are vital to our economy. However, they often don’t get as much attention as other transportation workers that ship goods and materials—such as commercial truck drivers—but maritime work is just as important. Unfortunately, marine transportation is often more dangerous and can result in severe injuries and… Read More »

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Common Workplace Injuries During the Holiday Season

Common Workplace Injuries During the Holiday Season

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Every year, the fall and winter months bring several enjoyable holidays, but the holiday season brings both joy and an increased risk of injury, especially at work. Numerous businesses across various industries struggle with meeting a greater demand for different products, and warehouse and manufacturing workers often have a sharp increase in physical demands…. Read More »

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Can I Receive Workers' Compensation if I am an Independent Contractor

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation if I am an Independent Contractor?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workers’ compensation benefits are critical for reimbursing employees for workplace injuries and illnesses. Workers’ compensation covers medical costs and lost wages, both of which are critical for your recovery. An increasing number of workers are switching from traditional employment to becoming independent contractors, especially because of the growing availability of remote work. If you’re… Read More »

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5 Things You Must Do After a Motorcycle Crash in Mississippi

5 Things You Must Do After a Motorcycle Crash in Mississippi

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Though motorcycle riding is a gratifying experience for many, it also comes with an increased risk of experiencing an accident and injuries. Motorcyclists are more susceptible to fatal injuries in particular because they have less protection around their bodies than passenger vehicle occupants. Motorcycles also do not have the visibility that other vehicles do,… Read More »

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