Mississippi Statutes as well as National (Federal) statutes require certain assurances for employees from employers. These laws require that an emplor, or sometimes your employer’s insurance company provide compensation for your family or you when you are injuryeed while working. This includes:
- Benefits each week if you are unable to work in the short term or permanently unable to work.
- Coverage of your medical bills.
- Payment for disability on a weekly or lump sum basis for an on the job injury.
I am injured, what should I do?
The first step in any Worker’s Compensation claim in Mississippi is to report the injury immediately to your employer. The next step will be to seek out medical treatment and go to any follow-up visits you are assigned to. At this time it may be a g00d time to call a Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Attorney to discuss your rights.