Mississippi workers’ compensation laws require that certain benefits are paid to individuals injured at work. When employers and insurance companies try to deny these benefits, the workers’ compensation lawyers at Richard Schwartz & Associates can help. Our attorneys understand Mississippi workers’ compensation laws and will fight for you.
When you or your loved one is hurt on the job, Mississippi law requires certain benefits be paid. Despite the law, many employers and insurance companies will try to deny claims or pay as little as possible. Employers and insurance companies have the upper hand, unless you hire an experienced firm to handle your case.
Our Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyers at Richard Schwartz & Associates Injury Lawyers, P.A. understand the challenges employees and their families face when a disability or death occurs as a result of job-related injuries.
We work hard to make sure victims of workplace accidents qualify for:
- Payment of certain medical benefits
- Payment of lost wages
- Payment of death benefits to the surviving spouse and certain dependents
Getting the Right Representation
At Richard Schwartz & Associates we have been successfully representing injured workers from all over Mississippi for many years. Our firm was founded right here in Mississippi. We take great pride in helping our fellow Mississippians recover after they’ve been injured on the job.
We have handled all types of injuries including, but not limited to: herniated or bulging discs, torn ligaments, severe burns, rotator cuff tears, broken bones, head traumas, injuries due to repetitive motion such as carpal tunnel syndrome, exposure to harmful chemicals causing injury, and many others. We have the experience necessary to protect you in your time of need.
Issues in Workers’ Compensation
Having represented thousands of injured workers over the years, our attorneys have encountered so many different issues that arise in a workers’ compensation claim. Handling these types of cases is something we do on a daily basis. For you, it is hopefully the first and only time you get hurt on the job.
If you were injured at work, you probably have a million questions:
- What is or is not a work-related injury?
- How much time do I have to report the injury?
- Can I be fired?
- What if the injury was my fault?
- What if my injury was caused by a third party?
- What benefits am I entitled to?
- What if the injury was my employer’s fault?
- Do I get to choose my own doctor?
- What is the statute of limitations?
- How much will it cost to hire a lawyer?
We can answer these and any other questions you may have regarding your claim. Please give us a call today.