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Heat Stress Can Cause Work-Related Injuries, Fatalities

Working in the Mississippi summer heat is uncomfortable and unavoidable for many occupations. Sometimes, extreme heat can have serious consequences such as work accidents resulting in injuries, illnesses - even death. Mississippi leads the U.S. in on-the-job heat-related injuries and deaths Mississippi leads the nation in occupational heat injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. About 4% of...

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Does Mississippi Workers' Comp Cover a Torn Meniscus?

Claims related to torn meniscus injuries can be complex. Workers' compensation benefits are crucial for individuals who sustain serious on-the-job injuries, particularly when it comes to torn meniscus injuries. These injuries can cause significant knee pain, difficulty walking, and impair job performance, necessitating medical attention and recovery time. Knee injuries, including torn meniscus injuries, are...

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Tactics Insurance Companies Use in Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Claims

Don't let the insurance company take advantage of your work injury. A work accident can be a life-altering event, but seeking workers' compensation benefits is a good first step toward a full recovery. However, the process of obtaining the benefits you deserve is not always straightforward, and insurance companies often employ various tactics that can...

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Demolition Work Hazards and Construction Injuries

Demolition work can result in severe and fatal injuries The early part of a construction project often begins with demolition. Existing structures or buildings need to be removed to make way for new construction. Demolition involves the dismantling, tearing down, or removing of structures, such as buildings, bridges, or other infrastructure. Demolition is a dangerous...

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How Long Can You Receive Workers’ Comp Benefits in Mississippi?

A workers' comp attorney can help you maximize your potential benefits If you are injured in a workplace accident in Mississippi or suffer a work-related illness, you are eligible for workers' compensation benefits. These benefits can provide you with financial assistance to cover medical expenses and lost wages while you recover. Many workers aren't sure...

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The Importance of Workplace Eye Safety: Tips for Protecting Your Vision

Workplace Eye Wellness Month is observed in March. March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy vision in the workplace. Eye injuries at work can have serious consequences, including partial or total vision loss, and most can be prevented with proper safety measures. Employees and employers...

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What to Do After a Burn Injury at Work

Our attorneys advocate for workers with burn injuries across Mississippi. Among the most severe forms of work-related injuries, burns can cause immense physical pain, disfigurement, and long-term consequences. Workers in positions that involve exposure to hot surfaces, hazardous substances, electrical systems, or boilers are especially susceptible to this type of injury. In the event of...

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BLS Data Reveals Workplace Deaths Reached 5-Year High

Getting hurt on the job can result in severe or fatal injuries. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported an 8.9% increase in work-related deaths from 2020 to 2021. Unfortunately, these numbers are a tragic reminder of the potential dangers many workers face daily while on the job. It is important to note that...

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Can I File for Workers' Comp if the Accident Was My Fault?

Experienced Mississippi workers' compensation attorneys explain your rights. We'll be frank: Yes. In general, Mississippi workers who are injured on the job due to their own errors are still usually eligible to file for workers' compensation benefits. Here's why: Mississippi workers' compensation is a no-fault benefits program that compensates workers who are injured or made...

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Can I Get Workers' Comp for Injuries Caused By Defective Machinery?

In Mississippi, Injured Workers Have a Right to Compensation Faulty equipment, defective machinery, and overall equipment failure may contribute more to worker injuries than people know. Studies into work injuries caused by defective machinery accidents are lacking. But the research that is available points to a significant and underrecognized problem. Work machinery malfunctions due to...

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