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Should You Settle Your Workers’ Compensation Case?

Should an injured worker in Mississippi  take a lump sum settlement and close medicals? Should an injured worker settle the wage portion only and leave medicals open?  Should an injured worker settle the wages and medical portion of the claim?  Or should an injured worker take their claim to a final hearing?  Once an injured [...]

By |2021-03-26T14:13:31+00:00March 26th, 2021|Workers’ Compensation|

Why is My Workers’ Comp Attorney Telling Me to Look for a Job?

Why a Job Search is Important to Your Mississippi Workers' Comp Case An honest and  thorough job search may make or break a Mississippi Workers' Compensation case.  First, a job search is only necessary in cases involving injuries to the body as a whole.  “Body as a whole” injuries are injuries to a body part [...]

By |2021-03-25T14:38:41+00:00March 25th, 2021|Civil Law, Workers’ Compensation|

Impairment Ratings in Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

Why Are Impairment Ratings Important? Impairment ratings in Mississippi workers compensation cases  help determine how much money an injured worker will receive in comp benefits.  An impairment rating is a percentage value for the permanent damage to a body part.  Impairment ratings are important to certain Mississippi Workers’ Compensation cases.  Especially cases involving injuries involving [...]

By |2021-03-24T13:33:06+00:00March 24th, 2021|Civil Law, Workers’ Compensation|

How Long Do I Have To Work Before Workers’ Comp Will Cover Injuries?

Immediate Workers' Coverage Available Most people think there is a waiting period before workers’ compensation insurance will be available.  The truth is that Mississippi workers’ compensation coverage kicks in the minute you are on the job, and maybe even before.  The Mississippi Court of Appeals has ruled that even a person hurt in the hiring [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:18:08+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Civil Law, Workers’ Compensation|

What If Your Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Acts Naughty?

Bad Faith in Mississippi Workers' Compensation Many times Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Insurance companies try to take advantage of unrepresented, injured workers.  They delay or deny treatments.   They don’t pay the benefits they are required to pay.  This rarely happens to injured workers’ who are represented by counsel.  Why? What is “Bad Faith” Insurance adjusters [...]

By |2021-03-19T12:44:03+00:00March 18th, 2021|Civil Law, Workers’ Compensation|

If You Are Injured While Traveling for Work, Does Workers’ Compensation Cover the Injury?

Mississippi workers get injured while traveling all the time.  Truck drivers, traveling salespeople, and employees attending seminars and conventions are a few examples.  Lots of workers have to travel as part of their job.  What happens if there is a wreck or some other accident while workers are away from home or their normal workplace? Mississippi workers’ [...]

By |2021-03-22T21:55:58+00:00March 17th, 2021|Civil Law, Workers’ Compensation|

CAN AN INJURED WORKER TAKE OUT A LOAN ON THEIR WORKERS’ COMP CASE? SHOULD THEY?

Yesterday I talked about how difficult life can be when your income is limited to Workers’ Compensation Temporary Total Benefits.  Yes, there are lending companies that may give you a settlement loan on your case.  The next question is should you get the loan?  First, why are there so many lenders willing to loan money on [...]

By |2021-03-18T16:54:17+00:00March 17th, 2021|Workers’ Compensation|

Meet Our New Mississippi Workers’ Comp Attorney

Bobby Montgomery is the newest attorney on our growing legal team.  Bobby grew up in Madison, Mississippi.  Next, he earned his undergraduate degree in business at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi.  Bobby received his law degree from Mississippi College School of law in Jackson, Mississippi.  He is married to Heather Bridges Montgomery.  Heather writes a [...]

By |2021-03-19T22:04:06+00:00March 11th, 2021|Workers’ Compensation|

How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Case Take?

The purpose of our Workers’ Compensation Laws is to provide fast medical treatment and benefits to workers who are injured on the job and to get the injured worker back to work. However, when insurance companies are involved, “fast” does not always happen. A major factor in determining how long a case will take is [...]

By |2021-02-20T22:44:53+00:00January 21st, 2021|Workers’ Compensation|

Can I Get Reimbursed for Travel Expenses in a Workers’ Comp

Any work injury that requires continuing treatment will require that you travel to and from the doctor, physical therapy appointments, and picking up prescriptions. The cost of fuel and wear and tear on your vehicle can add up. The good news is that the workers’ comp insurance company is required to reimburse you at the [...]

By |2021-01-21T01:30:01+00:00January 21st, 2021|Workers’ Compensation|
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