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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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Should I See a Doctor After My Car Wreck in Mississippi?

See a Doctor

You are driving your vehicle in Mississippi but then you are involved in a car wreck.  Your adrenaline is pumping.  Your vehicle is damaged.  The police are called and your statement is taken.  You don’t have any broken bones.  You aren’t bleeding.  Your muscles are aching, but should you really see a doctor?  The short answer – YES.  An “adrenaline rush” is one of the body’s vital defense mechanisms, and can be triggered during stressful situations such as car wrecks.  During an “adrenaline rush”, your body releases epinephrine (aka adrenaline) into your bloodstream.  When this happens, your body can experience...

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Congratulations to Caroline Boyd

Caroline Boyd

Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. is pleased to announce our most recent addition to our law firm, Associate Attorney Caroline Boyd. Caroline started with our law firm in 2009 and went on to become a Personal Injury and trial paralegal for Attorneys Darryl M. Gibbs and Rogen K. Chhabra as well as assisting Associate Attorney Ashley Hendricks Duck. She also worked as a law clerk with the firm upon entering law school at Mississippi College School of Law in 2014. Caroline Boyd is from Jackson, MS. She received her undergraduate from Belhaven College with a B.S. in Psychology in 2008. She completed...

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