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Mississippi Trucking Accidents and Why They Are so Dangerous

When 80,000-pound semis get in trucking accidents with passenger vehicles, severe injuries and fatalities often occur. Big rigs are a common occurrence in Madison County due to the interstate, Natchez Trace Parkway and Highway 51 making their way through it. Because of the number of semis traveling through, it increases the risk of serious accidents. If you are unfortunate enough to be injured in one of these collisions, the Diaz Law Firm can help you in recovering the compensation that you deserve.

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Cases

The Camp Lejeune water contamination cases occurred from the 1950s to the 1980s. The toxic chemicals in the drinking water affected over a million people who served at the camp during that time. The legislation provides benefits to veterans and their families who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while stationed at Camp Lejeune. The benefits include health care and disability benefits for veterans and their families.

Divorce Can Complicate a Personal Injury Compensation Payment

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Divorce or separation can be complicated enough without the added dimension of working out who is entitled to what after a personal injury compensation settlement has been made. Mississippi is what is termed an “equitable distribution” state. Basically, this means that all jointly owned assets are divided equally by a court on divorce or separation

Mitigation of Damages After a Serious Truck Accident Injury

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Truck accidents don’t happen as often as you might think. Car accidents are in fact more common than truck accidents, not just in Mississippi, but all over the U.S. But even if they are less frequent, truck accidents are responsible for a greater number of serious injuries and fatalities than any other type of road

No Verdict Yet on Herbicide Toxicity Link

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Yet another commonly used toxic herbicide, Paraquat, is in the dock over its alleged effects on human health. Paraquat is used as a “nonspecific” weed and grass killer and is well known right across the U.S., including Mississippi, as an effective herbicide. Unfortunately for those who have used it regularly over the years, its toxicity

Collisions With Animals – Who is at Fault?

Car accident hitting animal on road

Mississippi drivers don’t just have other road users to look out for. While most car accidents are due to negligent driving by other cars, motorcyclists, and trucks, wild and domesticated animals can be an unwelcome hazard on many roads, even close to towns and cities. Most animals have little road sense, don’t understand or follow

Personal Injury Claims on the Behalf of Minors

Injured child with plaster on arm

Most kids are naturally curious and adventurous, and it’s often hard for parents to keep an eye on them all the time. Kids often get injured and most of the time they get over it and learn from any mistakes they made. What parents worry about more is when their children are injured through no

Living in Madison Mississippi – It Couldn’t Get Any Better!

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The Diaz Law Firm is privileged and proud to provide legal services to the Madison City and County community as well as the wider Jackson community. Madison is the location of the Diaz Law Firm’s office and the city and surrounding county have been confirmed by numerous sources of evidence to be the safest, happiest

Is an Employer Liable for an Employee Involved in an Accident?

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If you are an employee involved in an accident and you were told by your employer to depart from work early to run a work-related errand, your employer could be held liable for any injuries you have caused. This sort of accident in Mississippi comes under the vicarious liability theory. What is vicarious liability? Respondeat

Johnson & Johnson Insists Baby Powder is Safe Despite Settling Lawsuits

johnson & johnson baby powder

The huge pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson, insists that its talc-based baby powder, sold for decades, is completely safe as long as it was used appropriately, despite the fact that it withdrew the product last year and has now had to settle more than a thousand individual lawsuits against it. It has agreed to pay