Category Archives: Injuries
Stress and Anxiety and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation
When discussing workers’ compensation, most people think of the physical injuries or illnesses they can sustain on the job that would result in them needing to file for benefits. However, mental health issues and stress can be just as much of a threat and require medical care and time off work. While many things… Read More »
Louisiana Highway Workers at Risk for Serious Injury and Highway Worker Fatalities
Suffice to say that highway workers and road construction crews have a very dangerous job. Not only is the work itself dangerous as workers must operate heavy machinery, but standing near a highway of fast-moving cars creates a unique hazard that can even be fatal. Louisiana does have laws implemented to keep these workers… Read More »
Common Foot and Ankle Work Injuries and How You Can Seek Compensation
The feet are some of the hardest-working parts of the human body. They carry us wherever we need to go and hold our weight as well as any load we carry throughout our day. In addition to being extremely important, our feet are some of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies as well. … Read More »
What Damages Can I Expect from a Product Liability Claim?
Defective and dangerous products can cause serious injuries and deaths. If you suffered from an injury caused by a product or if you lost a loved one, you may be able to seek different forms of damages through a product liability claim. There are three main types of problems that make a product defective… Read More »
Pursuing a Lung Disease Workers’ Compensation Claim
A healthy respiratory system is critical for a person’s overall well-being. Unfortunately, those working in certain industries often develop lung and respiratory diseases as a direct result of their work and work environment. If you develop lung disease or respiratory issues on the job in Louisiana, you need to file a workers’ compensation claim…. Read More »
What Are Louisiana Indemnity Benefits?
Being injured or becoming ill on the job can be scary for many workers who entirely rely on their income to survive. If you have to miss days and weeks, or even months of work while recovering, you might wonder how you will pay for your expenses. Luckily, there is something called indemnity benefits,… Read More »
The Most Common Maritime Injury That Is Caused at Work in Louisiana
Many different professions pose hazards for the workers within their respective industries. Maritime workers in Louisiana are among these dangerous professions. Due to the nature of their profession, these workers employed on one of Louisiana’s many inland ports and waterways are regularly exposed to working conditions that pose a serious risk to their health. … Read More »
Can You Sue a Doctor for Misdiagnosis? A Misdiagnosis Happens More Often Than You Think.
Tragically, medical misdiagnoses are exceedingly common in the United States and Mississippi, and misdiagnoses can lead to serious or fatal injuries and illnesses. If you’re the victim of a medical misdiagnosis, you may wonder if you have the option to file a lawsuit. Those who suffer from an injury or illness caused by medical… Read More »
Everything You Need to Know About Mississippi Distracted Driving Laws
Distracted driving is a major concern across the nation, and Mississippi is no exception. Over 3,000 people were killed due to distracted driving in 2020, and unfortunately, those numbers continue to spike. Though many states have implemented distracted driving laws to curb the number of accidents, distracted driving remains one of the most common… Read More »
Can Loud Noise at Work Affect My Health?
Millions of people go to work every day unaware of the health hazards they are exposed to. When most people think of workplace hazards, they imagine heavy machinery, dangerous lifting, or some kind of physical damage to the bones, muscles, or soft tissue. However, one critical health risk that people unknowingly expose themselves to… Read More »