A motorcyclist with somewhat of a celebrity status in Northeast Mississippi was unfortunately injured last week when a flatbed truck hit his motorcycle. The 53-year-old's popularity is due in part to the fact that his dog can be seen riding alongside him in the sidecar of the bike.
Tubal ligation is a procedure many women in Mississippi undergo each year. Otherwise known as getting one's "tubes tied," the procedure goes just fine for the vast majority of patients. In other words, people might expect the surgery to be routine.
In the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Act, there is something called the exclusive remedy provision. This provision protects employers from being sued in certain situations in which an employee was injured or killed. Instead of suing the employer, injured employees or the families of deceased employees can seek workers' compensation.
The estimated yearly numbers for elder abuse are startling, and with the generation of baby boomers growing older, unfortunately the instances of abuse are almost certain to increase.