Jackson MS Workers' Comp Attorneys
Permanent Total Disability Benefits (PTD)
Getting hurt on the job can be stressful, and it often requires the help of a workers comp lawyer attorney. Work injuries can create a lot of anxiety, questions, and uncertainties. Who will cover the medical care? How will I pay my bills while I am unable to work? Our workers comp attorneys will aggressively assist you if you have been hurt at work.
If your claim is accepted or denied, we can help. If you are having problems with the insurance company covering medical care, we can help. If you have questions about permanent partial disability benefits, we can help. If you want to try to settle your workers compensation claim or third party claim, we can help. Our office will answer your questions, fight for your rights and seek to maximize your benefits.
Permanent Total Disability Benefits Facts
- Permanent Total Disability Benefits (PTD) are paid to Mississippi workers who are injured in a work injury and unable to return to any type of work.
- PTD benefits are paid as a percentage of the worker's average weekly wage (66 2/3%) and are paid after the worker has reached their maximum medical improvement but remain permanently disabled and/or handicapped.
- Mississippi employees who lose both of their arms, feet, legs or hands they are considered totally disabled.
- According to the statute, PPD benefits "shall be paid to the employee not to exceed four hundred fifty (450) weeks or an amount greater than the multiple of four hundred fifty (450) weeks times sixty-six and two-thirds percent (66- 2/3%) of the average weekly wage for the state".
Mississippi Workers Comp Attorney
The workers compensation system in Mississippi is complicated. It requires the help of an attorney. If you are hurt on the job, workers comp offers benefits to the injured worker that are not available from other sources. Without the help of a workers comp attorney, it is possible that you will not receive all the benefits available to you. Are you receiving wage loss payments when your doctor is not letting you work? Has your work injury caused permanent problems? Are you receiving the full compensation due to you? Are you concerned about losing your job? Has the insurance company offered to settle your workers compensation claim?
Located in Jackson, MS or experienced workers comp attorneys want to fight for your benefits. We specialize in work injuries. We know the law. We know how to help you if you have had a work accident. We have represented everyone from construction workers to office workers, grocery store employees to retail store employees, delivery drivers to truck drivers, union workers and non-union workers. We have helped people with serious injuries such as back strains, herniated discs, rotator cuff tears, meniscus tears and broken bones. Our workers compensation attorney will guide you through the process so that you can focus on healing from your on the job accident.
Mississippi Workers Compensation Law
The laws for work injuries in Mississippi are confusing and complicated. Many of the laws are helpful to employers and insurance companies, but hey are not helpful to the person injured. There are many ways that your claim can be denied, and lead to your benefits being denied even when you have an accepted workers compensation claim. Mississippi workers compensation law has put limits on the benefits available for people hurt at work. Therefore, it is very important that you protect yourself and consult a workers comp lawyer as soon as possible.
Contact The Lawyers At Mississippi Workers Compensation Consultants Today!
Our Jackson, MS workers' compensation attorneys are waiting to take your call. For a free initial consultation with a workers’ compensation claim lawyer at Mississippi Workers' Compensation Consultants, call (601) 401-1000 or contact us online.