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Injured at Work in Jackson, Mississippi?

Work injury claimIf you are injured at work in Jackson, Mississippi, there are certain laws that protect you. Under the Mississippi Worker's Compensation law, you are entitled to payment of your medical bills by your employer. If you are off work by a doctor's excuse for two (2) weeks or longer, you can receive up to two-thirds of your regular paycheck. Under the Mississippi Worker's Compensation law, you do not have the right to sue your employer, unless he/she/it committed an intentional act that caused you harm.

If you have a permanent injury from your work accident, you might be entitled to additional compensation for lost wage capacity. Work injury cases are sometimes complicated and it would be advisable to seek help from an attorney for advice.

If you have been injured at work in Mississippi, contact the Mississippi personal Injury lawyers at Richard Schwartz & Associates, P.A. at (601) 869-0696.