The Workers Compensation Act in Mississippi provides benefits for medical care and lost wages for employees who sustain injuries on the job. If you are having trouble obtaining the benefits you deserve, contact Shelton Davis, PLLC to talk to a Mississippi workplace accident lawyer. Attorneys David Shelton and Rick Davis bring more than three decades of combined legal experience to every case.
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A workplace injury can result in a painful recovery period, as well as mounting medical costs. Often, a worker is unable to work temporarily and some are permanently impaired as a result of their accident. Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy is intended to provide benefits for your medical care and compensation for your lost wages.
The most common workplace accidents include:
The best thing you can do for your case is to immediately notify your supervisor when you are injured at work. Otherwise, the employer may try to claim that the accident did not happen on the job. Protect yourself by informing your supervisor as soon as possible and provide a truthful account of your injury. If you meet resistance, contact a Mississippi workplace accidents attorney at our firm for help.
If your claim for workers’ compensation is denied, we encourage you to contact our firm. Claims may be denied for a number of reasons, even when the claim is valid. Your employer and the insurance company have attorneys working on their behalf and so should you. We assist clients in the initial claim process and fight denied claims for benefits.