Steps to Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Mississippi

Published on Apr 15, 2021 at 3:43 pm in Personal Injury.

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After an accident, you may be left with serious injuries and financial losses. As you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to recover and what it’s going to cost, you may also be dealing with filing a claim to recover for your damages. When you’re doing this, it’s important to have experienced representation on your side. A personal injury lawyer in Jackson will help you recover full and fair compensation for what you’ve been through. Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC is familiar with the steps to filing a personal injury claim in Mississippi and can help you seek justice.

Should I Move My Loved One if Abuse Is Reported at Their Nursing Home?

Published on Apr 15, 2021 at 3:17 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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When your loved one is in a nursing home, you may wonder if they’re getting the best care possible. You may have also heard that some nursing homes can mistreat their residents. If your loved one is in a nursing home that has a report of abuse, you may want to move your loved one immediately. Let’s go over the situations where you should consider moving your loved one from their nursing home.

What Percentage of Burn Injuries Are Life-Threatening?

Published on Apr 8, 2021 at 3:23 pm in Burn Injury.

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When a burn injury occurs, recovering from the injury can take a long time. These painful injuries can require weeks or months of professional treatment. In some cases, these injuries can put the person’s life at risk. If the burn is over a certain surface area, it can significantly increase in putting the burn victim’s life in danger. Let’s look into what percentage of burn injuries are life-threatening.

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Published on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:26 pm in Personal Injury.

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When you’ve been hurt because of someone else’s negligence, you can seek legal action to get justice. Your personal injury case can hold the negligent party accountable and you can recover compensation for the losses you’ve suffered. A personal injury lawyer can protect your rights and give you a better chance of a favorable outcome. When you’re beginning this process, you may wonder how long it will take to settle a personal injury lawsuit. Let’s take a look at what can affect this.

What You Need to Know About How Safe the COVID-19 Vaccine Is

Published on Apr 1, 2021 at 1:44 pm in Uncategorized.

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As a law firm, we understand how important safety and health are for you and your loved ones, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccines rolling out and many people being eligible to receive the shots, you might be wondering how safe they are. That’s why we’ve looked into the safety of these vaccines so that you can feel comfortable receiving them before getting back out into the public.

Conditions That May Increase the Chances of Elder Abuse Occurring

Published on Mar 4, 2021 at 2:38 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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The elderly population contains some of the most vulnerable people in our country. While some older Americans as mentally sharp, physically fit, and able to take care of themselves even late into their lives, others aren’t as fortunate and rely on others for their care. Relying on others can be a gamble because not all caretakers will treat your loved one how they deserve to be treated.

What Type of Care Is Needed After a Brain Injury?

Published on Feb 25, 2021 at 3:23 pm in Traumatic Brain Injury.

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When a person suffers from an injury to their brain, they will require serious treatment and care to ensure that they make as full of a recovery as possible. Your brain is the most important organ in your body because it controls every part of you—both consciously and subconsciously. After a brain injury, you’ll need specific care so that you can heal and get back to your regular functioning.

How Long Do You Have to File a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

Published on Feb 11, 2021 at 3:42 pm in Bad Faith Insurance.

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Insurance is a necessary expense that helps you in the event of an accident. When you’re insured, you can feel more in control after a collision that causes damage to your vehicle. Even though it’s frustrating and scary to deal with damages and injuries after a car wreck, having insurance can be comforting because it will likely cover many of your expenses that you’re left with after an accident that wasn’t your fault.

Steps for Disputing Who Was Assigned Fault After a Car Accident

Published on Feb 5, 2021 at 8:14 am in Car Accidents.

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After a car accident where you suffered injuries and other damages, you might be contemplating filing a legal claim against the driver responsible for your collision. However, if you were assigned fault for the accident, then you would be unable to recover financial compensation for your damages. If you believe the other driver was the one who was really at fault, then you will have to dispute the fault assigned after your car accident.

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Published on Jan 28, 2021 at 3:47 pm in Wrongful Death.

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Other people’s negligence can sometimes lead to accidents. In the worst-case scenario, these accidents cause the death of your loved one. When this happens, you want to hold that party accountable for their actions, whether they’re a doctor who made a medical mistake or a driver who wasn’t paying attention. Through the legal process of a wrongful death claim, you can get justice in the form of financial compensation.

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