Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Ridgeland · Jackson Throughout Mississippi


BLS: Workplace Fatalities Increased in 2022

More needs to be done to keep workers safe. Many workplaces have hazards, and workers often suffer injuries in accidents. Tragically, some of these injuries are fatal. Every year, workers in Mississippi and throughout the country lose their lives while on the job, leaving behind grieving families and friends. Unfortunately, it’s a problem that seems...

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Prioritizing Safety for Delivery Drivers

Delivery drivers constantly face risks on the road throughout the year. This is why it’s important for delivery companies like FedEx, UPS, Amazon, and others to prioritize delivery driver safety at all times. Even though workers’ compensation benefits cover most delivery driver injuries, the best approach is for employers to do everything they can to keep...

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OSHA's Top 10 Violations for 2023 Revealed

Failure to meet fall prevention standards is the No. 1 violation—again. Every year, thousands of workers in the U.S. suffer injuries or even lose their lives while on the job, often due to employers failing to uphold essential safety standards. Unfortunately, 2023 is no exception to this alarming trend. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

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Workers' Comp Won't Approve Surgery—Now What?

While many workplace injuries only require rest and physical therapy, some require surgery to make a full recovery. These injuries are often severe and involve a lengthy recovery process. In the meantime, you'll likely be out of work. The lost wages and accumulating medical expenses can be financially devastating. Luckily, workers' comp in Mississippi pays...

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Two Large-Scale Tech Projects in Mississippi Must Prioritize Worker Safety

Construction and operation of the new facilities are expected to create hundreds of jobs - and new work hazards. Two large-scale technology projects are adding to Mississippi's growing reputation as a technological innovation hub. As Hush Aerospace and Amazon gear up to construct their expansive manufacturing and development centers, the prospect of job creation and...

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Heat Stress Can Cause Work-Related Injuries, Fatalities

Working in the Mississippi summer heat is uncomfortable and unavoidable for many occupations. Sometimes, extreme heat can have serious consequences such as work accidents resulting in injuries, illnesses - even death. Mississippi leads the U.S. in on-the-job heat-related injuries and deaths Mississippi leads the nation in occupational heat injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. About 4% of...

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Does Mississippi Workers' Comp Cover a Torn Meniscus?

Claims related to torn meniscus injuries can be complex. Workers' compensation benefits are crucial for individuals who sustain serious on-the-job injuries, particularly when it comes to torn meniscus injuries. These injuries can cause significant knee pain, difficulty walking, and impair job performance, necessitating medical attention and recovery time. Knee injuries, including torn meniscus injuries, are...

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Tactics Insurance Companies Use in Mississippi Worker’s Compensation Claims

Don't let the insurance company take advantage of your work injury. A work accident can be a life-altering event, but seeking workers' compensation benefits is a good first step toward a full recovery. However, the process of obtaining the benefits you deserve is not always straightforward, and insurance companies often employ various tactics that can...

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Demolition Work Hazards and Construction Injuries

Demolition work can result in severe and fatal injuries The early part of a construction project often begins with demolition. Existing structures or buildings need to be removed to make way for new construction. Demolition involves the dismantling, tearing down, or removing of structures, such as buildings, bridges, or other infrastructure. Demolition is a dangerous...

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How Long Can You Receive Workers’ Comp Benefits in Mississippi?

A workers' comp attorney can help you maximize your potential benefits If you are injured in a workplace accident in Mississippi or suffer a work-related illness, you are eligible for workers' compensation benefits. These benefits can provide you with financial assistance to cover medical expenses and lost wages while you recover. Many workers aren't sure...

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