Is Bayer Ready to Settle Thousands of Roundup Lawsuits?

February 28, 2020

Thousands of people in Mississippi, possibly tens of thousands, have used glyphosate-based weedkillers in their jobs or around their homes over the last few decades. These weedkillers, when first introduced to the market in 1974 by agrochemical giant Monsanto, were hailed as revolutionary. They are a very effective herbicide and are touted as helping to

Making a Personal Injury Claim Against the Government in Mississippi

January 29, 2020

Most car accidents occur because of someone’s negligence. The word ‘someone’ includes anything from the person who is injured to individuals, businesses, organizations of all kinds, and government entities. If you are injured because of your own carelessness, there is very little you can do about it apart from learning a lesson. If the car

Who is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

December 31, 2019

With Christmas just around the corner, parking lots are more frantic than ever. In more normal times around a fifth of all car accidents happen in and around parking lots, so when the Christmas rush is on, it’s likely to be more than that. Injuries don’t just happen because of careless driving. Parking lots are

Passengers in a Car Accident Have Rights Too

November 29, 2019
Diaz Law Firm

It’s rare for passengers to be accused of causing a car accident. In most cases, they are the victims of someone else’s negligence. It could be the driver of the car they are a passenger in, another driver altogether, or some other party, like a truck company, government agency, road maintenance department, etc. In most

What to Expect of Police Presence After a Mississippi Car Accident

October 25, 2019

Typically in Mississippi, as in other states, police officers or other law enforcement officers such as Highway Patrol officers and sheriff’s deputies are dispatched to the scene of a traffic accident when advised. Whether they attend or not depends on the seriousness of the incident. By law, all crashes involving some sort of injury require

First Vaping Death in Mississippi

September 29, 2019

The e-cigarette and vaping epidemic has claimed its first vaping death in Mississippi. He was aged under 30, according to the state’s Department of Health. There are also 4 other Mississippians who have succumbed to pulmonary or lung disease that has been associated with vaping. Mississippi has joined 9 other states that have recorded fatalities.

Mississippi Nursing Home Care Ranks Poorly

September 23, 2019

More and more people are entering nursing homes and managed residential care facilities as they get to an age where it becomes too difficult to live at home. Sometimes, it is because family members cannot provide the standard of care they need. Elders may themselves choose to enter a nursing home because they don’t want


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