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Slip And Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents in Mississippi are usually caused by dangerous and hazardous conditions one would encounter while on another persons property. While you might not know it, slip and fall accidents are one of the top causes of injuries in the United States. Sometimes injuries are minor. However, injuries can also be serious enough to cause permanent medical conditions and problems that last a lifetime. Back injuries, head injuries, neck injuries, and broken bones are all to common and may even lead to brain damage or paralysis. In addition to those physical injuries, they can cost thousands in medical bills,...

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Trampoline Parks Rising In Popularity and Injuries

Trampoline Safety

Trampoline Parks Rising In Popularity and Rising In Injuries On a typical weekend in Mississippi, the trampoline parks here are at a large capacity with hundreds of kids and adults bouncing, jumping, and playing. Trampoline parks have now become a billion dollar industry. But, in the past several years in the United States, many people have developed severe injuries from these trampoline parks, even death. The numbers could be even higher but many injured people are forced into arbitration with those trampoline parks and ordered to sign confidentiality agreements that stop them from telling their story.In a recent video from a...

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Can I Get a Copy of My Incident Report?

Incident Report Slip and Fall

Can I Get a Copy of My Incident Report? You probably would not expect to hear “No” to that question, but that is what Wal-Mart and other big box retailers will tell you when they have you complete an incident report at their store after you fall or get hurt.Don’t accept No for answer. Demand a copy. Or better yet, snap a photo of the completed form before you turn it in. You can also take a photo of the manager taking report, her name tag, the office you are completing report in and the spill that caused the fall.Keep your...

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The Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A Intake Department

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Hospitals and clinics in Jackson, Mississippi are not the only place where an intake department is needed. Some law firms, such as Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A., have an intake specialist that handles all incoming potential client phone calls. If you call our office as a potential Mississippi Workers Compensation client from being injured on the job on land or offshore, potential Mississippi Personal Injury client from being injured in a car wreck, 18 wheeler wreck, motorcycle wreck, pedestrian accident, slip and fall premises injury, or a new potential client being impacted in any other area of law such as a...

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Slip and Falls and Premises Liability

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Slip and falls are the second most likely cause of injury in America, but one of the most misunderstood. Whether it be work place injuries or premises liability at a place unrelated to your Mississippi work or business slip and falls are serious injuries and every measure should be taken to prevent them. For a work related fall, the injured worker simply needs to prove they fell while on the job. But for a claim where you fall at a business or someone else's property, it can be a lot more complicated.  For a premises liability claim, you would need to prove...

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What is Negligence?

NEGLIGENCE

What is negligence?Good question. Depends on the situation and the act that may have caused an injury.Negligence is doing something a reasonable person wouldn’t do. Seems straight forward.A reasonable person shouldn’t run a red light.A reasonable person should look before they turn.But what about when the issue involves premises liability?  What is reasonable in keeping store floors free of hazards?  What is reasonable in maintaining equipment? Darryl M. Gibbs The Jackson, MS Personal Injury attorneys at Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. are knowledgeable in evaluating whether a Defendant had negligence and was responsible in causing an injury. Please call our office here at...

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Immediate Steps after a Slip, Trip, and Fall at a Business

Slip and Fall At a Business

A Slip, Trip and Fall in a business is a very common type of personal injury claim in Mississippi. There are a few steps we recommend to increase the chance of your case. Oftentimes, the quality of the evidence that is gathered can tip the scales in the direction of the injured party. REPORT THE INCIDENT Report the incident to a store manager and if at all possible, insist that an incident report is done.  If you are not able to get an incident report prepared, document all the details of the incident in writing.  Important details include the date and time,...

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How to Prepare for your Slip and Fall Injury Case

Slip and fall

Slip and Fall is a very common type of personal injury claim. One of the best ways to increase the chances of your case is to preserve the evidence from the day of the fall. Oftentimes, the quality of the evidence that is gathered can tip the scales in the direction of the injured party.In most instances, adjusters and attorneys expect to see the following:Medical Records Witness Statements Photographs Police and Incident Reports ReceiptsAn important part of proving fault in a slip and fall is proving ownership, control, and knowledge of hazard.It is important to gather evidence as soon...

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Slip and Fall Personal Injury

Slip and Fall

A SLIP AND FALL IS A COMMON TYPE OF PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM. Many of our clients have experienced a slip and fall at one time in their life. But many people do not understand that their fall may have been due to negligence resulting in a premises liability. We would like to cover a few common areas of slip and fall injuries so you can better understand this area of personal injury. Slip and Fall Injury A slip and fall injury generally occurs as a result of slips or trips on any surface that may be uneven, slippery, wet, or in an otherwise...

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Your Slip and Fall Personal Injury Case and How To Prepare

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Slip and Fall is a common type of Personal Injury claim. Slip and Fall is a very common type of personal injury claim. One of the best ways to increase the chances of your case is to preserve the evidence from the day of the fall. Oftentimes, the quality of the evidence that is gathered can tip the scales in the direction of the injured party.In most instances, adjusters and attorneys expect to see the following:Medical Records Witness Statements Photographs Police and Incident Reports ReceiptsAn important part of proving fault in a slip and fall is proving ownership, control, and...

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