The loss of a child is devastating to the families of the deceased. Imagine the devastation suffered by a Mississippi family that lost two children in a devastating car accident. New safety precautions have been installed at the sight of that fatal car accident.
The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that has a stated purpose to protect the privacy of health records for individual citizens. Information from an individual's health record should not be disclosed without his or her expressed permission. This information is classified as protected health information or PHI. The nature of workers' compensation cases is to utilize information to determine the scope of an individual's injuries. There are special rules for HIPAA when applied to workers' compensation cases.
This law firm represents Mississippi injured workers. On the job injuries tend to be unexpected, but can be both personally and financially devastating to the injured. The attorneys at this firm navigate injured workers through the difficult legal process to ensure that he or she receives proper compensation for their injuries. For employers who have violated Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations, it may be necessary to file a formal complaint with the federal government.
Mississippi winters can bring brutal weather. Snow and ice can make the roads a dangerous place to travel. Drivers must take additional care to ensure that they arrive at their destination safely. When proper attention is not placed on the road, both passengers and drivers may be at risk for injury or even death.