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Amazon’s Safety Policies Questioned After Warehouse Collapse

A Mississippi Workers' Comp Attorney Provides Details Many companies in Mississippi and throughout the United States operate large warehouses to store their products. There are many risks to workers’ health and safety in these facilities, through heavy lifting, the operation of forklifts and machinery, exposure to hazardous materials, and even the threat of severe weather....

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Preventing Work Injuries in Manufacturing & Warehouses With Ergonomics

A Mississippi Workers' Comp Lawyer Discusses Workplace safety in factories and warehouses often focuses on preventing serious injuries that can happen in an instant — things like falls, trips, electrocutions, and crushing, but serious damage can also develop over time. Ergonomic injuries are not just for office workers; they are common among manufacturing, warehouse, and...

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OSHA: Safety Violations Caused Fatal Accident at Concrete Plant

A construction accident attorney provides the details A concrete products manufacturer and distributor is facing more than $100,000 in fines following a worker's death. Mississippi Limestone Corp., of Friars Point, has been assessed $118,000 in penalties by the Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA). The fines stem from an investigation triggered by a fatal April...

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Are Home-Based Workers Filing Workers’ Comp Claims?

A Mississippi workers' comp attorney explains The pandemic sent many employees home to do their work where they may have set up their workspace on the couch or some other informal setting. The living room or kitchen might seem like a relaxing spot for work, but unlike an employer’s office, these home spaces generally were...

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Report Says Most Workers' Comp Claims Linked to New Construction Companies

Our attorneys reveal what you should know Construction accidents can happen to any worker on any job site, but are there more risks for employees at newer companies? According to a recent report, newer construction companies indeed do see a higher volume of workers' compensation claims compared to older firms. The report finds construction businesses...

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Worker dies in Hattiesburg poultry plant accident

A Hattiesburg man recently became the second employee to die in a workplace accident at a Mar-Jac Poultry Plant in the last six months. In late May, Bobby Butler, 48, died in an accident that involved a piece of heavy machinery. The exact cause of his death or the conditions under which it occurred are...

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Workplace accidents and traumatic brain injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) that happens as a result of a workplace accident can lead to permanent disability and even death. There’s no question that brain injuries are among the most serious workplace injuries. Accidents involving head injuries happen every day in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Does workers' comp cover death benefits?

Suffering the loss of a loved one due to a work-related death is something no person should ever have to go through. Sadly, every year thousands of families are forced to endure this tragic and often traumatizing experience. While trying to cope with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is hard enough,...

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