Yearly Archives: 2015

Mississippi Product Liability Attorneys Discuss Risks Associated With IVC Filters

The inferior vena cava is a major vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body into the heart. When blood clots develop in the veins in the legs, there is a danger that those blood clots will travel to the heart or lungs, causing severe health complications or death. A medical device called an […]

Mississippi Automobile Accident Attorneys Discuss the Importance of Seat Belt Use

A number of fatal accidents occurred in Mississippi around Thanksgiving this year. One night, four fatal, single-vehicle accidents occurred. Three of the four drivers in the fatal accidents were not wearing seat belts. This tragic group of accidents is illustrative of the dangers of not wearing a seat belt. In Mississippi, drivers and front seat […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss On the Job Injuries for Fire Fighters

Fighting fires is, by nature, a dangerous occupation. Firefighters undergo constant training and education about how to keep themselves safe as they work to save the lives of others, and often times that training pays off and firefighters are able return home after putting out a fire uninjured. Unfortunately, not every fire call goes as […]

Accidents Involving Live Animal Cargo in Mississippi

Sometimes, trucking accidents cause additional risks to people and property because of the cargo that they are carrying. One recent accident in Mississippi involved an 18-wheeler that was transporting cattle. The accident occurred when the driver of the truck encountered difficulty in navigating a turn. During the crash, the truck tipped over, killing some cows […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Talk about Construction Work Injuries

If you work in construction, you are not likely to be surprised that a recent report issued by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics placed construction work among the top ten occupations for work-related injuries and illnesses. According to the report, which used information that was gathered in 2014, construction workers experienced over three […]

Mississippi Products Liability Attorneys Discuss the Dangers of Xarelto

Anticoagulants are a type of medication that is used in the treatment of a variety of health conditions. These powerful pharmaceuticals prevent blood from clotting, which is important for the treatment of patients with pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, or other conditions which place them at risk for embolic stroke. Unfortunately, some anticoagulant medications do […]

Mississippi Birth Injury Attorneys Talk about Erb’s Palsy

A recent birth injury case in Mississippi is an example of one type of birth injury – brachial plexus injury. The brachial plexus is a group of nerves which extend from the spine through the neck, all the way through the arm and into the hand. Sometimes, if doctors or other professionals pull too hard […]

Mississippi Products Liability Attorneys Discuss Underride Accidents

Earlier this year, a Mississippi man miraculously survived a dangerous type of tractor trailer accident that is known as an underride accident. The accident occurred when the man, who was driving an SUV, struck a tractor trailer that was merging onto the highway from a weigh station. As the SUV collided with the tractor trailer […]

Mississippi Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Discuss Collisions from Behind

A recent motorcycle accident that claimed the life of an Alcorn State University professor serves as a tragic reminder of just how deadly accidents involving motorcycles and cars can be. This particular accident occurred when a car struck the motorcycle from behind. The impact caused the rider to be ejected from his motorcycle, and he […]

Mississippi Medical Malpractice Attorneys Discuss Diagnostic Errors

Most people are familiar with medical diagnostic tests, such as x-rays. These tests are designed to help medical professionals accurately pinpoint the cause of the patient’s suffering so that an appropriate treatment can be implemented quickly. Unfortunately, what most people do not know is that diagnostic errors happen more frequently than you might imagine. Most […]