Individuals who are unable to work because of an injury can sometimes be overwhelmed with a number of questions. How will families be taken care of? How will the usual bills be paid not to mention any medical expenses from the injury? For many who have been disabled from a work injury, assistance for themselves and their families can come in the form of social security disability benefits. Navigating this system can be difficult, however.
One of the consequences of the slowed economy of the past few years is that fewer people are employed full time. Part-time and temporary workers are being used to complete work assignments in Mississippi. This presents a unique issue concerning worker safety. Employers are responsible for the safety of both temporary and regular workers.
Workplace injuries can take many different forms. Some believe that these injuries are limited to those who engage in manual labor. However, office workers may also be at risk for career ending injuries. The main culprit of these injuries are repetitive motion disorders.
When a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver in Mississippi, they have the right to sue that driver and recover monetary damages. The damages that can be recovered include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. But an accident victim can't wait too long to protect their rights.
Tragedy has struck on Highway 3. Two people were headed south on the highway in a Chevrolet. At 7:20 in the evening the car was hit by another vehicle. The passengers in the Chevrolet were killed on impact. The driver of the other vehicle also died on impact. The names of the drivers are not being released. It is not known why the other car collided with the Chevrolet.