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How Can I Get the Most Money From my Car Wreck in Mississippi, Louisiana, Colorado, Tennessee or Alabama?

Most Money for Car Wreck

How to get the most money from your car wreck in Mississippi, Louisiana, Colorado, Tennessee or Alabama? This might seem like a strange list of states to include in the question, but these are all the states where our personal injury lawyers are currently licensed and are able to help people with legal issues.   When it comes to a car wreck there are common things that drive the value and make it possible to get the most money.  They are listed here in no particular order of importance:   Fault - the easier the fault is to prove the more likely it...

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Assistance With a Positive Credible Fear Determination

Credible Fear Determination

Has your loved one been wasting away in a federal detention center while attempting to get a  positive credible fear determination?  Allow Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. Immigration Team, to assist in helping secure a re-interview or a positive credible fear determination for your loved one.  As of June 30, 2020, the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. ruled that these interviews should be determined by a “significant possibility” standard instead of the old “reasonable fear” standard. CG Immigration Team of Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. offers an array of  legal services for clients in the Mississippi area such as adjustment of status, citizenship, green card, work...

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Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Benefits If Your Injury At Work Was Your Fault.

Fault

Can you still receive Mississippi Workers' Compensation benefits if you got hurt at work and it was your fault? Even if you were at fault and caused the accident to happen that resulted in your injury, you can still make a workers’ compensation claim in Mississippi and receive benefits. This is possible because the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation system is a no-fault system. This means that if an employee is hurt at work, and those injuries arise out of and occur in the course of their employment, the injured worker is eligible to make a workers’ compensation claim. The system does not...

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Hurt at Work in Mississippi and Choosing Your Own Doctor

Choose Your Own Doctor

Can you choose your own doctor if you were hurt at work in Mississippi? Do you have to see the doctor that your job tells you to see? A worker is injured on the job every seven seconds.  This means 540 work injuries occur every hour (source, National Safety Council).  No one wants to get injured while they are at work, but the harsh reality is this:  work injuries are distressingly common.  So, what happens if you get injured and you need to see a doctor?  Do you have to see the company doctor your employer is telling you to see? ...

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Will the Insurance Company Pull My Offer If I Get An Attorney?

Offer from the insurance company

Will the insurance company pull the offer they have given you if you hire an attorney? No.  getting an experienced Mississippi Injury lawyer is far more likely to enhance the value of your case.  Our Mississippi personal injury attorneys have heard many times that adjusters will tell people that getting a lawyer will just end up getting the injured victim getting less money.  This is not true.  Experience has proven over and over again that a good lawyer brings bottom line value to your case.  If this were not true, we would go find some other way to actually help...

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How Can I Get the Accident Report For My Injury Case in Mississippi?

Accident Report

If you are hurt at work in Mississippi, the employer will usually file a first report of injury with the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission. That accident report can be obtained from the Mississippi Workers Compensation Commission website. Experienced Mississippi workers compensation lawyers have the ability to get these online pretty quickly. If you were hurt in a private business and not on the job, it will be up to the business whether they want to make a report. If they do, it will be private. They can turn it over if they want, but many times they refuse. The only way...

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Recent Presidential Proclamation

Presidential Proclamation

Recently this month, the presidential proclamation (recently issued on June 22, 2020 (#10014) which continued the proclamation issued on April 22, 2020 suspending entry of certain nonimmigrants) was suspended in part due to a preliminary injunction ordered by the district court in five consolidated cases, including Gomez, et al., v. Trump, et al.  This injunction brings relief to the many diversity lottery winners who had previously been refused processing of their visa applications. Now these diversity lottery visa winners will be able to obtain their visas and come to the United States immediately.  Diversity visa selectees should immediately contact their...

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Repetitive Motion Injury Workers’ Compensation Claim in Mississippi

Repetitive Motion Injury

My work injury isn’t based on a single accident – can I still make a workers’ comp claim in Mississippi? In Mississippi, a work injury from more than one accidents is known as a repetitive motion injury, and injured workers can receive benefits even if their injury isn’t the result of a single accident. Often we see this in the context of someone working in a factory or on an assembly line. The injured worker’s job might require them to do the same thing over and over again for several hours a day (repetitive motion). The cumulative effect of these repetitive...

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What Rights Does a Healthcare Worker Have When They Get Hurt by a Patient in Mississippi?

Hurt by patient

What types of rights do healthcare workers have in Mississippi if they get hurt by a patient? Mississippi law provides workers compensation benefits for people who get hurt at work regardless of the cause.  There are a few requirements that have to be met.  For example, the employer must have 5 or more employees in order for the workers compensation coverage mandate to apply.  The employee also must not have been engaged in horseplay at the time of the injury.  But fault is otherwise not an issue. Healthcare workers get attacked by patients more frequently than one might expect.  While the worker...

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Dispatches from the Zantac MDL

Zantac MDL

All Zantac cases filed in federal court are now before Judge Rosenberg in the Southern District of Florida (“MDL Court”). To date, the Court has entered 42 pretrial orders covering everything from appointing lead counsel and leadership committees for Plaintiffs and Defendants to establishing a procedure lawyers can use to register the claims of their unfiled clients rather than filing formal complaints. Below are some of the highlights of the 42 pretrial orders (“PTO”). We’ll be posting information about the Zantac litigation on a regular basis, so check back often to stay up to date. PTO 11:   Establishing a procedure for...

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