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Does Benzene in Sunscreen Cause Cancer?

People tend to go outside much more often in the summer than when the days are shorter and colder. The sun is much stronger and obviously shines for many more hours in the summer than it is during the winter months. Using hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen is a smart way to protect against the sun’s strong rays causing damage to your eyes and skin. However, there are several sunscreen brands that are formulated with benzene. Benzene is a chemical [...]

8.01 Starkville, MS - Lee Alton Roberson Dies in Car Accident on Oktoc Rd

Starkville, MS – Lee Alton Roberson Dies in Car Accident on Oktoc Rd

Starkville, MS (August 01, 2021) – Officers from the Starkville Police Department along with emergency responders were dispatched to the site of a fatal two-vehicle accident in Starkville on Saturday, July 31st. Police reported that the accident happened at about 5:10 p.m. on Oktoc Road in Oktibbeha County.   The deceased has since been identified as 64-year-old Lee Alton Roberson, a resident of Crawford. Roberson was a passenger in a pick-up truck that was involved in a rollover collision.   Roberson was pronounced dead [...]

8.01 Starkville, MS - Two-Car Injury Collision on Hwy 25

Starkville, MS – Two-Car Injury Collision on Hwy 25

Starkville, MS (August 01, 2021) – An accident involving two vehicles took place on Thursday, July 29th in Starkville. Police reports show that the crash took place at about 6:35 p.m. in the northbound lane of Highway 25 near the exit ramp leading to Highway 82.   Emergency response crews were called to the site to aid police with victim rescue and in determining the cause of the accident. Paramedics were also on the scene to render medical aid to the injured victims. [...]

8.01 Starkville, MS - William Grayson Watson Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Industrial Park Dr

Starkville, MS – William Grayson Watson Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Industrial Park Dr

Starkville, MS (August 01, 2021) –  Officers from the Starkville Police Department as well as paramedics were called to the scene of a fatal crash in Oktibbeha County on Saturday, July 31st. Police stated that the accident took place at about 11:50 a.m. on Industrial Park Drive near the intersection of Miley Road in Starkville.   The deceased has since been identified as 22-year-old William Grayson Watson, a resident of Sturgis. Watson was killed when his motorcycle and another vehicle collided with [...]

8.01 Flowood, MS - Paula Prem Killed in Crash Caused by Suspect Fleeing Police on Lakeland Dr

Flowood, MS – Paula Prem Killed in Crash Caused by Suspect Fleeing Police on Lakeland Dr

Flowood, MS (August 01, 2021) – Flowood police and fire were called to investigate the scene of a fatal crash on the morning of Saturday, July 31st.  A report shows that Flowood police attempted to stop a vehicle for reckless driving on Lakeland Drive in the area of Lakeland Commons. The driver attempted to evade the officer by first turning into a nearby shopping mall. The driver then crossed over the centerline and drove directly into oncoming traffic. Eyewitnesses report [...]

Is Not Checking Lab Results Considered Mississippi Malpractice?

Is Not Checking Lab Results Considered Mississippi Malpractice?

There are so many different types of Mississippi medical malpractice out there that it can be difficult to remain wary of them all. If you suffered any kind of harm as a patient or if something seemed off, then you might be able to investigate the situation to see what is really going on. A health professional who hides test results or makes a diagnosis based on faulty lab results could be considered negligent if you experience harm as [...]

7.31 Brookhaven, MS - Victims Injured in Crash Between Truck and Camper on I-55

Brookhaven, MS – Victims Injured in Crash Between Truck and Camper on I-55

Brookhaven, MS (July 31, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash that took place on Wednesday, July 28th left victims with injuries on Interstate 55 in Brookhaven. Officials responded to the accident, which involved a collision between a camper and a jackknifed tractor-trailer, at about 1:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55. Emergency medical personnel were called to the site to render any necessary medical treatment to the injured victims. Officials are not releasing any details regarding the extent of their [...]

7.31 Brookhaven, MS - Injuries Caused by Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on Hwy 24

Brookhaven, MS – Injuries Caused by Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on Hwy 24

Brookhaven, MS (July 31, 2021) – Brookhaven Police Officers and emergency medics were called to the area of an injury accident in Lincoln County on Friday, July 30th at about 3:20 p.m. Police stated that the accident took place on Highway 24 between Woodville and Centreville. The area was completely closed off as troopers investigated an accident involving a tractor-trailer.  There is very little information available pertaining to this accident. The total number of victims and the degree of any injuries [...]

7.31 Oxford, MS - Pedestrian Hit by Car on Molly Barr Rd

Oxford, MS – Pedestrian Hit by Car on Molly Barr Rd

Oxford, MS (July 31, 2021) – A woman from Oxford was placed under arrest on Sunday, July 25th after striking a pedestrian with her car. According to officers from the Oxford Police Department, they responded to a call concerning a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on Molly Barr Road. Investigators believe the incident has its roots in a previous domestic violence incident. Local police responded to the area along with Emergency Medical Services and the Oxford Fire Department. [...]

7.31 Sallis, MS - Several Injured During Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on I-55

Sallis, MS – Several Injured During Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on I-55

Sallis, MS (July 31, 2021) – A three-vehicle accident left the cab of a tractor-trailer dangling from a bridge and caused injuries to multiple victims on Wednesday, July 28th.   The crash occurred at about 12:45 p.m. when a southbound tractor-trailer, operated by 68 Fredrick D. Carter, entered a construction zone on Interstate 55 and failed to slow for traffic in a construction zone, causing him to crash into the rear-end of a car. The force of the impact pushed the [...]