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How Is Black Box Data Used After a Commercial Truck Accident?

Published on Nov 26, 2019 at 12:29 pm in Truck Accidents.
How Is Black Box Data Used After a Commercial Truck Accident?

Truck accidents can be debilitating for everybody involved. But it can also be hard to determine fault in an accident involving such a large vehicle. Sometimes pictures of the scene alone cannot tell the story of what happened to cause an accident. Black box data can be helpful to the case.

You might be familiar with black box data from airplanes that aid in piecing together what caused a crash. Eighteen-wheelers have them as well for similar reasons. In a commercial truck accident, black box data is used to figure out what happened and prove who was at fault for the collision.

Why Do-It-Yourself Legal Options Aren’t Always Best

Published on Nov 21, 2019 at 9:08 am in Personal Injury.
Why Do-It-Yourself Legal Options Aren’t Always Best

Whenever you’re dealing with a serious matter, you typically go to an expert. If you’re feeling ill or have an injury, you consult a doctor. If you’re planning on moving, you work with a reputable real estate agent. If you’re looking to invest your money, you go to a financial advisor. Working with experts in the field who can look out for your best interests provides peace of mind so you know you’re making fully informed decisions. However, some may not take this approach with the legal process.

A Basic Guide to Mississippi Auto Insurance Laws

Published on Oct 24, 2019 at 5:41 am in Car Accidents.
A Basic Guide to Mississippi Auto Insurance Laws

Driving is a necessity when you need to get from point A to point B. But you can’t just get in a car and drive. Like many states, you need auto insurance before driving in Mississippi. If you plan on cruising around Biloxi, you need to know the basics of the state’s automobile insurance laws so that you’re protected legally and have peace of mind if an accident occurs.

How Often Does Chronic Pain Result After a Car Accident?

Published on Oct 17, 2019 at 6:13 am in Car Accidents.
How Often Does Chronic Pain Result After a Car Accident?

Medical professionals group pain into two categories. Acute pain, which is what you’re likely to experience immediately following a car accident, is a sharp or sudden pain that decreases over time. Chronic pain, however, lasts for an indefinite amount of time and doesn’t improve on its own.

If you’re experiencing chronic pain after an accident, you’re not alone. Many car accident victims find themselves in similar situations. Part of dealing with chronic pain is understanding why is happens and how it can affect you.

What Documentation to Bring When Meeting your Personal Injury Lawyer

Published on Oct 10, 2019 at 12:29 pm in Personal Injury.
What Documentation to Bring When Meeting your Personal Injury Lawyer

Starting a personal injury case and planning to meet with your lawyer for the first time can be stressful and nerve-wracking. On top of that, you might be trying to manage your physical and emotional pain from your injury. To help the meeting go as smoothly as possible, you should know what documentation to bring. That way, you and your lawyer can get right to the important parts of your case and giving you peace of mind.

5 Facts Out-of-State Drivers Traveling to Mississippi Should Know

Published on Sep 26, 2019 at 9:08 am in Car Accidents.
5 Facts Out-of-State Drivers Traveling to Mississippi Should Know

Whether you’re headed to your vacation destination in Mississippi or you’re just passing through the state, it’s important to know the rules of the road. Traffic laws and vehicle requirements are established at the state level. This means that as you cross state lines, the laws can change. If you’re planning on driving in or through Mississippi, here are five facts out-of-state drivers should know.

Common Causes of Seizures in Newborn Infants

Published on Sep 19, 2019 at 8:20 am in Birth Injury.
Common Causes of Seizures in Newborn Infants

When you’re about to have a baby, you want everything to go perfectly according to plan. You hope to leave the hospital with a happy, healthy baby, but that isn’t always the case. Some newborns are born with birth injuries that can affect development.

Seizures can be a sign that your baby suffered from a birth injury, especially to the brain. Some specific injuries cause seizures, but they can also be a result of a condition the baby had before birth. If you suspect your baby has suffered a brain injury, you’ll want to know what to look for.

When Is a Senior Citizen at Risk for Causing a Car Accident?

Published on Sep 12, 2019 at 7:54 am in Car Accidents.
When Is a Senior Citizen at Risk for Causing a Car Accident?

Driving requires constant attention. When we get older, sometimes we can’t focus like we used to. While driving allows senior citizens independence, it’s not always safe. There are signs that your loved one’s health could be declining that directly affect their driving abilities. Even if they don’t realize they’re dangerous behind the wheel, they could get into a car accident and injure themselves and others.

According to Consumer Reports, about 14 million Americans a year are in car accidents caused by senior citizens. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that nearly 300,000 people over 65 years of age were injured or killed in a car crash in 2016. Those high numbers prove the need for caution when it comes to senior citizens driving.

What Are the Most Common Park and Playground Injuries?

Published on Sep 6, 2019 at 8:03 am in Premises Liability.
What Are the Most Common Park and Playground Injuries?

Playgrounds and parks are great places for children to get outside, play, and exercise. While skinned knees and bruised elbows are commonplace, more serious injuries are possible—especially when negligence is involved. Poorly maintained equipment, broken parts, shattered glass, inadequate supervision, or aggressive playmates can cause injuries that require emergency care.

There are a number of steps you and your child can take to avoid injuries. For example, they should only play on equipment that’s positioned over wood chips, rubber surfacing, or sand. Falling on concrete, blacktop, or grass is more likely to result in severe injuries. As a parent or guardian, it’s important to look for small spaces where your child’s head could get stuck, ensure they don’t attach jump ropes or other ropes to playground equipment, and look for places they might trip and fall.

Even when you take precautions, injuries are still possible. Understanding the most common park and playground injuries and how they happen can help you avoid potentially dangerous situations.

Announcing Our Fall 2019 Scholarship Winner

Published on Aug 29, 2019 at 12:48 pm in News.

Everyone at Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law is dedicated to helping our local and nationwide communities build strong foundations that will lead to a brighter future. As part of that dedication, we decided to start a scholarship in 2017. The Fall 2019 submission period just came to a close, and we were truly humbled by the amount of applications we received as well as the overall quality of every essay. Thank you to everyone who applied!

We’re happy to announce that we’ve chosen a winner. Congratulations to Rebecca Fadler of Commerce Township, Michigan!

Rebecca will be attending Indiana University Maurer School of Law to continue her graduate studies.

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