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Getting workers' compensation for a work-related burn injury

Some of the most serious and life-changing injuries workers sustain on the job are burns. Not only do burns cause a significant amount of pain, but they can also be disfiguring and have a lifelong impact. Those who work around hot stoves, on construction sites, around hazardous materials, and around electrical sources or boilers are...

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Common hazardous and toxic exposures on the job

All Mississippi workers are exposed to at least some injury and illness risks on the job. Professions that involve working with hazardous or toxic chemicals are particularly dangerous. Workers in some professions are regularly exposed to toxins in the air they breathe. Workers who become ill as a result of toxic exposure at work can...

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Getting a doctor's note after a workplace accident

Suffering a work-related injury can turn your life upside-down. The last thing many people want to deal with is the paperwork that comes with any visit to a health care professional. They figure someone will have records of what was said, done, ordered, prescribed and so on. In a computer. In a filing cabinet. Somewhere....

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Study finds link between hazardous material exposure & sarcoidosis

It's common for those who work in construction and other industrial occupations to regularly be exposed to silica, beryllium and other materials that could be hazardous to health. According to a recent study conducted by Dutch researchers and published in the journal Respiratory Research, occupational exposure to silica and beryllium can lead to an inflammatory disease...

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The Dangers of Working in Confined Spaces

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 92 workers die every year in confined space-related accidents on the job. Some of the people most at risk include those working in water towers, grain silos, vaults, storage bins and accessing electrical units. Also in danger are people who work in trenches and temporary structures. A...

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Workplace injuries often caused by falling off a ladder or great height

Attorney explains what you need to do to prevent work-related fall injuries Falling off a ladder or falling from a height remain one of the most common causes of workplace accidents, according to statistics compiled by the federal government. Fortunately, there are steps workers can take to prevent these serious workplace accidents, especially when it...

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Our attorneys are serving clients remotely during COVID-19

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves recently issued a statewide stay-at-home order (Executive Order No. 1466) amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, many businesses have closed their doors and many residents have been urged to stay home in order to prevent the spread of this disease. Mississippi residents must still go out at times to...

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