Tag Archives: Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Woodchipper Accidents

Personal injury lawyer John Giddens

A Mississippi man recently died in a woodchipper accident while he was at work. The man was trying to clear a jam in the machine, and the machine began to move while he was doing so. Last year, a North Carolina teen died in a woodchipper accident during his first day at work. Woodchippers are […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Drillship Accidents

A seaman from Mississippi filed a lawsuit against his former employer and another company. The man claims that he was operating a high-pressure lance on a drillship when he fell, sustaining severe injuries. In his lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants did not give him the gear and equipment that he needed to do […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Talk about Construction Accidents

A recent construction accident in Shelby County claimed the life of a construction worker. The worker was working on a bridge project when he became trapped between two pieces of equipment. Despite the efforts of medical personnel to treat the worker’s injuries, he died at the scene of the accident. Unfortunately, fatal construction accidents like […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Injuries during Pre-Employment Testing

Pre-employment screenings and tests can help employers determine which candidates have the knowledge, skills, and physical capabilities that they would need to use to safely perform the duties of the position that they have applied for. Pre-employment testing can also be useful in helping job applicants avoid being hired for and potentially injured while working […]

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 […]

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 Workplace Injury Attorneys Report: Health Care Workers at High Risk for Workplace Injuries

Nurses, orderlies, and other health care workers spend their working hours helping other people heal from illnesses and injuries. Working in the health care industry can be rewarding, because of the positive feelings that accompany helping others, but it is also stressful work, in addition to being physically demanding, and sometimes even dangerous. Every year, […]

Mississippi Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Workplace Falls

Did you know that over two hundred and sixty thousand Americans will experience some sort of fall while they are on the job and miss one or more days of work?  Almost a thousand American employees die from work – related falls every year.  Some of the most common items that are implicated in workplace […]