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Do I Get a Jury Trial in Mississippi?

Posted on : January 18, 2017
Do I get a Jury Trial in Mississippi
If you are planning on suing someone, or in the alternative are being sued by someone, you may be wondering when you’re entitled to a jury trial? Similarly, if you are facing criminal charges, you may have the same question. If this post I will give some basic information to help answer your question of [Read More]
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How Long Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Take?

Posted on : December 28, 2016
One of the most common questions I hear as an attorney is, “How long will my workers’ compensation case take?” The truth is, no reputable lawyer can tell you the appointed date and time your case will conclude. Several factors determine how long a workers’ compensation case will take:  Type of Injury: Back, neck, and [Read More]
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Why Was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

Posted on : November 26, 2016
Workers' Compensation Attorneys
If you are injured at work, you will depend on your workers’ compensation benefits to get medical care. Workers’ comp allows you to recover some of your lost wages from being out of work during the healing period. Being denied workers’ comp can be shocking, leaving you and your family to wonder how you will make [Read More]
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Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Mileage Payments

Posted on : November 15, 2016
Workers Compensation Mileage Reimbursement
Workers Compensation Mileage Reimbursements In Mississippi, injured workers are entitled to mileage reimbursement for all travel related to the work injury. This way those hurt on the job are relieved of paying for fuel, which can be a hardship. How much do I get for mileage payments/reimbursement? The amount varies from year to year. The Mississippi [Read More]
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Should I report my on-the-job injury?

Posted on : October 31, 2016
Always Report Your On the Job Injury You are at work going about your daily task when suddenly an injury occurs. First thing you do is make sure the injury is not life-threatening. But then what do you do? Report your injury to your supervisor.  How do I go about reporting my on the job [Read More]
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Workers’ Compensation Shoulder Injury

Posted on : October 18, 2016
Workers' Compensation Shoulder Injury
Workers’ Compensation Shoulder Injury  In 2015, there were 1,041 workers who sustained an injury to one or both of their shoulders. That makes shoulder injuries one of the most common injuries sustained by Mississippi workers, accounting for 9.63% of all injuries. Every Shoulder Injury is Different On-the-job shoulder injuries vary in severity. Some individuals have [Read More]
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Workers’ Compensation Knee Injuries

Posted on : October 18, 2016
Workers’ Compensation Knee Injuries
Workers’ Compensation Knee Injuries  In 2015, 1,121 workers sustained an injury to one or both of their knees. That makes knee injuries one of the most common injuries sustained by Mississippi workers, accounting for 10.37% of all injuries. Workers’ Compensation knee injuries can happen to Mississippi workers in a wide range of jobs.  On-the-job knee [Read More]
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Mississippi Workers’ Compensation for Back and Neck Injuries

Posted on : September 8, 2016
Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Injury Attorneys
Back and Neck Injury Statistics In 2015, 1,703 workers injured their back or neck in Mississippi. Those injuries accounted for over 15% of all job injuries in 2015. If you sustain a work related injury to your back or neck, consult with one of our Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Injury Attorneys immediately. When one injures their back or [Read More]
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EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan

Posted on : August 12, 2016
EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan
EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently developed an EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan. This Strategic Plan has six national enforcement priorities in place to help reduce discrimination: Eliminating Barriers in Recruitment and Hiring. To combat systemic discrimination, the EEOC will target class-based recruitment and hiring practices that discriminate against racial, ethnic [Read More]
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The Dog Days of Summer and Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Posted on : August 11, 2016
Mississippi Workers’ Compensation injury, Workers Compensation and Hot Summer Temperature
Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Injury We all know summertime is when we seem to do the most work and have the most heat. Which makes sense more people are injured during July, August, and September than any other part of the year.[1] In those months of 2015 alone, 2,948 reported injuries occurred and there is no telling [Read More]
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