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What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death?

Published on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:53 am in Wrongful Death.
What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death?

When your loved one gets into an accident, they might suffer from serious injuries. If those injuries are severe enough, or if the accident was catastrophic, they could end up passing away from their physical damages. As their surviving family member who is burdened by the costs associated with their death, you might be wondering if this qualifies as a wrongful death.

You should know whether or not what happened to your loved one qualifies as a wrongful death so that you can decide if you’re able to file a claim against the party responsible for their untimely passing. Let’s take a look at the requirements for a wrongful death claim.

Should I Give the Insurance Adjuster a Recorded Statement?

Published on Aug 12, 2021 at 12:26 pm in Car Accidents.

As a car accident lawyer in Biloxi, one of the most common questions I hear on a regular basis is: “Should I give an insurance adjuster a recorded statement?” People who have been involved in an auto collision often have so many other important issues to deal with that taking the time to research effective ways to handle insurance adjusters is just impractical and sometimes impossible. Clients who have questions about giving statements to insurance companies are usually dealing simultaneously with contacting car rental companies, fixing their vehicles, asking for time off work, and coping with painful injuries. This question can apply to other types of insurance as well, but the issue most frequently arises in car accident cases.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Mississippi?

Published on Aug 12, 2021 at 11:37 am in Wrongful Death.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Mississippi?

When someone else is negligent and causes an accident, sometimes they cause injuries and physical damages to you or a loved one. In worst case scenarios, that negligence can lead to the untimely death of any member involved in the accident. The person who was responsible for what happened should be held accountable for their wrongful actions.

As their surviving relative, you likely have to handle the finances and funeral arrangements for your deceased loved one. Since their death was caused by someone else’s wrongdoings, you shouldn’t have to worry about paying for their funeral and burial costs as well as any medical bills leading up to their death. That’s why you need to know who can file a wrongful death claim in Mississippi so that you can recover compensation for your loved one’s death.

The Top 5 Most Common Complaints in Nursing Homes

Published on Jul 27, 2021 at 11:18 am in Nursing Home Abuse.
The Top 5 Most Common Complaints in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes can be great places for your older loved ones to receive expert care that is catered to their needs. Even though you do your research and try your best to get them into a facility that treats them perfectly and won’t leave them any room for complaints, that’s not always the case. Sometimes facilities don’t match your family member’s needs and they have complaints, or worse, they abuse or neglect your loved ones.

How to Share the Road with a Large Truck

Published on Jul 27, 2021 at 10:57 am in Truck Accidents.
How to Share the Road with a Large Truck

When you’re driving in a regular sized vehicle and you’re surrounded by other vehicles that size, you’re likely a little nervous and making sure you’re paying attention but feel relatively safe sharing the road with cars the same size as yours. Comparatively, when you’re sharing the road with large trucks, you might be very nervous and constantly anticipating that something bad will happen.

How Many Accidents Do Semi-Trucks Cause Per Year?

Published on Jun 25, 2021 at 12:20 pm in Truck Accidents.
How Many Accidents Do Semi-Trucks Cause Per Year?

Driving next to semi-trucks can be intimidating for any driver, whether you’re experienced or not. They’re so much larger than regular sized vehicles, and they weigh much more, and that can make them scary to share the road with. Tractor trailers and normal sized cars sharing the road could be so scary just because of how dangerous it is when the two collide.

Truck drivers need extra training and to be even more aware because they’re driving a large and heavy vehicle that takes more skill to maneuver. If they don’t give themselves enough time to stop, the outcome can be deadly.

Let’s take a look at how many accidents are caused by semi-trucks each year so that we can better understand the dangerous of these crashes.

How Can Workers’ Compensation Claims Be Disputed?

Published on Jun 25, 2021 at 12:05 pm in Workers' Compensation.
How Can Workers’ Compensation Claims Be Disputed?

When you’ve been injured at work, you might file a workers’ compensation claim to recover what you’re owed from your employer. Workers’ compensation claims don’t require you to prove your employer was at fault, which is why they’re so important to file. Even if you were partially at fault for your injuries that you suffered on the job, you can still file for workers’ comp and recover financially.

However, sometimes your claim can be disputed. This could happen for a number of reasons that you should know about. This can be confusing and make you feel like you aren’t sure how to proceed with your claim. Having a workers’ compensation lawyer on your side can help you feel more secure in your claim and can answer all of the questions you might have when it’s been disputed.

Let’s take a look at the different ways workers’ compensation claims can be disputed.

What to Do If Your Employer Denies Workers’ Compensation

Published on Jun 25, 2021 at 11:46 am in Workers' Compensation.
What to Do If Your Employer Denies Workers’ Compensation

Different jobs have different levels of danger associated with them, depending on what you have to do to complete the tasks you’re assigned. However, every worker should always be as safe as possible while on their jobsite and shouldn’t be at risk of injury. When a worker is injured on the job, they could likely file for workers’ compensation, but what if the employer denies the claim?

Whenever you suffer an injury at work, you could use the help of a workers’ compensation lawyer. At Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, we’re here to fight for your rights and ensure you get the financial compensation that you deserve for your damages. And if your employer denies your claim, we’ll be here to challenge them.

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