Injured at Work

Injured at Work

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation
  What to do When Injured at Work. Injuries that happen at work are a separate category of injury claims. Worker's compensation law protects workers who have been injured at work. These injuries or illnesses can include, cuts, broken bones, illnesses or other health issues. If you are on the job at the time of their injury, then worker's compensation claims exists. If you are injured it is in your best interest to do the following: Notify your employer of your injury immediately. If you are injured at work in Mississippi, you should report the injury as soon as possible. Failure to report the injury to your employer can halt a worker's compensation claim before it even begins. Your employer should create an incident report and provide the Mississippi Worker's…
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Mississippi Workers Compensation Claims

Damages, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation
The average American works 40 hours per week. This amounts to around 25% of the week that will be spent outside of the home. The law provides certain protections for individuals who are injured on the job. These protections are generally broken into two categories in Mississippi. One set of protections involves Mississippi workers compensation claims and the other injuries caused by a third party. Workers Compensation Claims In Mississippi any employer who has more than 5 employees who regularly progress the interests of the business will be required to provide worker compensation benefits to their employees. These Mississippi workers compensation benefits provide that the individuals making the claims do not have to prove any liability on the part of the employer to recover for their injuries. In Mississippi Workers…
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Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney

Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney

Damages, Mississippi Wrongful Death, Types of Mississippi Personal Injury, What to Do When Injured, Worker's Compensation
Any injury to an individual's body or property is termed "Personal Injury" in the law. A Mississippi Personal Injury Attorney is an attorney who represents individuals who have been injured or had their property damaged as a result of someone else's negligence or intentional act. The cases of negligence are often covered by insurance policies which only pay after there is a final determination in Court of the damages caused in the incident. This area of law is also called torts and the right to trial by jury is one of the tenants that our country was founded on. There have been efforts in recent years to limit or eliminate an individual's ability to take a case to court and make a recovery. These laws have been called Tort Reform…
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Mississippi Worker’s Compensation

What to Do When Injured, Worker's Compensation
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…
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