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Workers’ Compensation Resources for People in Mississippi

If you work in Mississippi, you’re hurt on the job and now you’re Too Hurt To Work™, workers’ compensation benefits are designed to help you stay afloat financially.

This might be one of the scariest times in your life. You’re injured, and you don’t know how you’ll support yourself and your family.

The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act requires your employer to carry workers’ comp insurance or be self-insured, to help you in this exact situation.

The workers’ comp system is a trade-off. You get fast benefits after you’re hurt on the job. But you can’t sue your employer for damages, like compensation for pain and suffering.

The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission supervises the system.

It’s supposed to help you quickly after a workplace injury. But sometimes the system doesn’t work like it should.

When that happens, you need a lawyer who has experience with Mississippi workers’ comp to get you all the benefits you deserve.