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How Do Most Injuries Occur in Mississippi Casinos?

Published on Feb 28, 2019 at 8:18 am in Premises Liability.
How Do Most Injuries Occur in Mississippi Casinos?

When businesses fail to prioritize safety, they put their patrons and others at risk of getting hurt. This is not acceptable and unsafe businesses need to be held accountable for failing to take care of their property. If you were injured in a Mississippi casino, Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you file a slip and fall claim.

Our firm is well-versed in the state’s premises liability laws and we will make sure that your best interests will be protected. You can rest assured that your representative is fighting for your rights no matter what. You may feel intimidated to go up against a casino, and these cases of negligence can get complex when trying to assign fault and finding out exactly what went wrong.

We understand how an injury can severely disrupt your life. There are many hindrances that can be frustrating, like waiting for the injury to heal, dealing with medical expenses and care, figuring out what you need to do to aid your recovery, and possibly having to miss work. It can put a significant financial burden on your shoulders.

Common Back Injuries That Result After Car Accidents

Published on Feb 14, 2019 at 7:26 am in Car Accidents.
Common Back Injuries That Result After Car Accidents

There are a number of factors that affect the type of car accident injury you’re likely to sustain, including the location your vehicle is hit, the speed of impact, and the safety features in your vehicle. Even in the mildest accident, however, you could sustain a back injury. Some back injuries only require rest to heal, others may require surgeries and physical therapy, and severe injuries may result in permanent disability.

If you’ve been in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligent actions, you deserve compensation to cover the cost of damages you’ve incurred. Part of the compensation will likely be awarded for your injury and the related medical bills. Understanding your injury will ensure you know what you are owed.

What Happens If I Don’t Report My Slip-and-Fall Injury?

Published on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:39 am in Premises Liability.
What Happens If I Don’t Report My Slip-and-Fall Injury?

Slip-and-fall accidents can happen anywhere—stores, hospitals, and even the workplace. Owners who negligently ignore spills or fail to keep walkways dry and even puts everyone at risk of falling and getting injured. Whenever these incidents happen, it’s vital that you make a report and get legal representation. However, not everyone may not know this and could possibly harm their claim before they’ve even filed it. Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you get the justice you deserve.

What’s It Like to Suffer from Accident-Related PTSD?

Published on Jan 10, 2019 at 10:06 am in Car Accidents.
What’s It Like to Suffer from Accident-Related PTSD?

While an auto accident could result in physical injuries, that’s not where the trauma stops. A crash can have a significant emotional or mental impact on a victim. If you or a loved one has been in a wreck and are dealing with emotional pain, you’re not alone. According to the National Center for PTSD, nearly seven to eight percent of the United States’ population will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. There are healthy ways to cope with emotional trauma and restore order and balance to your life.

The Top 8 Driving Apps in Mississippi

Published on Dec 26, 2018 at 1:10 pm in Car Accidents.
The Top 8 Driving Apps in Mississippi

Mississippi is a gorgeous state with many interesting destinations and scenic views. When you’re driving, you’re probably thinking about where you’re going and you’re keeping a lot of things in mind like gas and what you’re going to do when you get to your destination. But you’re also aware of the other drivers around you and staying safe. When other drivers are negligent, they can cause accidents that injure you, even if you’re the most cautious driver. In these cases, a Biloxi car accident lawyer from Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you.

Worrying about medical bills, missing work, and dealing insurance companies can put people under a tremendous amount of stress. But we’re here to alleviate that. We’ll make sure your rights are protected and will fight to get you the compensation you need.

Injuries Related to Improper Car Seat Installation

Published on Dec 13, 2018 at 10:35 am in Car Accidents.
Injuries Related to Improper Car Seat Installation

As personal injury lawyers, we see first hand the effects car accidents have on families. While any one accident can be traumatic, the most devastating often involve children who have been injured or worse. While car accidents can’t always be prevented, the risk of injury or fatality to children can be significantly decreased with the proper restraint system. If car seats are installed incorrectly, however, the consequences can be severe.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 723 children, 12 and younger, died as occupants in motor vehicles in crashes in 2016 and more than 128,000 were injured. Of those fatalities, 35 percent were not properly buckled. This is why it’s so important for parents, guardians, and caretakers to understand the significance of choosing and installing a car seat.

What Happens If a Crash Occurs on the Center Highway Divider?

Published on Nov 29, 2018 at 5:41 am in Car Accidents.
What Happens If a Crash Occurs on the Center Highway Divider?

Many people choose to drive on the highway because it’s more direct than driving through town. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safer. A typical highway design includes two lanes for cars traveling in the same direction, divided by a center line. When cars cross over this line and aren’t driving in a designated lane, they can cause terrible accidents and injuries. If this has happened to you, a Biloxi car accident lawyer from Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you. We’ll make sure your voice is heard and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Examining Seat Belt Laws in Mississippi

Published on Nov 16, 2018 at 10:57 am in Car Accidents.
Examining Seat Belt Laws in Mississippi

While seatbelts aren’t always the most comfortable, they significantly reduce the risk of serious injury and death in the event of an accident. It’s important to recognize that vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death in the first three decades of life in the United States. If a person decides to forgo their seatbelt and ends up in an accident, the consequences can be devastating.

Even though most drivers and passengers in the U.S. wear a seatbelt while in a moving vehicle, there are still millions who do not. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 83 percent of Mississippi drivers wear a seatbelt. That is three percent lower than the national average. This is why Mississippi has established seat belt laws that define what is and is not allowed while riding in a car, truck, or another vehicle.

Wrongful Death Statutes of Limitations in Mississippi

Published on Oct 25, 2018 at 11:59 am in Wrongful Death.
Wrongful Death Statutes of Limitations in Mississippi

Losing a loved one, especially when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongful act, is always incredibly challenging. While legal matters are often the last thing on families’ minds during this time, it’s important to understand that families who have experienced such a loss may have the right to file a wrongful death claim under Mississippi Law.

While no amount of compensation can bring a loved one back, it can help to ease burdens associated with funeral costs, medical expenses, and lost wages. Compensation may also offer peace of mind to the family in the event the negligent or guilty party can be held accountable for their actions or inactions.

While some wrongful deaths are intentional, others are unintentional. Some of the most common unintentional wrongful deaths are related to car accidents, medical malpractice, and workplace accidents.

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