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Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Jackson, MS

Helping You Recover the Benefits You Deserve

Considering the amount of time we spend at work, it’s no wonder that work-related accidents and injuries occur. These happen in every industry and every occupation. Fortunately, on-the-job injuries and occupational diseases are covered by workers’ compensation. This system offers benefits on a no-fault basis for injured employees and the families of employees who lose their lives in work-related accidents.

Recovering fair workers’ comp benefits can be challenging, with delays and denials threatening a worker’s ability to get the financial support and medical care he or she needs. At ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP, we fight for injured workers across Mississippi. We handle worker’s compensation claims and appeals with experience and care, and we take on personal injury lawsuits for work injuries caused by a third party’s negligence or wrongdoing.

To find out how we can help you, call (601) 265-6869. Your consultation is free and private!

Types of Work Injury Cases We Handle

Our Jackson workers’ compensation attorneys have the capacity to take on any kind of work injury claim. This includes accidents at the workplace as well as instances of injuries or illnesses caused by one’s work environment or exposure to hazards at work, such as chemicals or even loud noises.

At ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP, we handle work injury claims involving:

Regardless of the circumstances, type of injury, or cause, you can count on our experience and insight. We even handle Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims for disabled workers. When you come to our firm, you can count on our commitment to pursuing the full and complete benefits to which you are rightfully entitled – from any source.

Contact Our Jackson Workers’ Comp Attorneys

If you want to find out more about your rights as an injured worker, what workers’ comp benefits you may be entitled to receive, and whether you can pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit, now is the time to talk to a skilled attorney at ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP. We know the ins and outs of Mississippi workers’ compensation laws. You can count on an honest assessment and straightforward answers when you contact our firm.

To get started, call (601) 265-6869 or contact us online. We look forward to helping you.

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Frequently Asked Workers' Compensation Questions

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  • Q:What is workers’ compensation?

    A:At its most basic level, workers’ compensation is insurance that is provided by employers who employ five or more employees. It covers all kinds of work-related accidents and injuries.

  • Q:What does workers’ compensation cover?

    A:It covers three things: 1) Medical costs associated with the work injury (present and future); 2) temporary total disability (commonly referred to as workers’ comp checks); and 3) permanent partial or permanent total disability (most often a lump sum settlement).

  • Q:How much are my workers’ comp checks supposed to be?

    A:66 2/3% of your average weekly wage at the time of the injury. It is capped at $494.48, as of January 1, 2019. This maximum weekly wage is updated annually by the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission.

  • Q:Can’t I get compensation for pain and suffering?

    A:Under workers’ compensation, no. You’re limited to the three benefits we listed above. If you file a personal injury lawsuit, however, you can pursue financial compensation for pain and suffering as well as the full value of your lost wages. This will only apply if a third party is to blame for your accident, which is why we recommend talking to an attorney about your options.

  • Q:But it was my boss/co-worker/manager’s fault. Can’t we sue them?

    A:No. Fault doesn’t matter when we’re talking about workers’ comp – even if you were the one at fault – you still get paid. Also, Mississippi has what is called the exclusive remedy law. Unless you were injured due to the negligence of a third party, workers’ comp is all that is available.

We Fight for Injured Workers

It's often difficult for a single person to stand against their company. That is where our team comes in: to level the playing field. We believe that the injured stands stronger with a skilled legal advocate, and when we take on a workers' comp claim, we put that power to work. We have been able to obtain life-changing results for our clients by applying our passion and skill to their cases.

Serving All of Mississippi

Most clients come to 'Maggio | Thompson, LLP during the most challenging times of their lives. They have been injured and are unable to work or have lost the support of someone they love and are wondering what they can do to set things right. Our lawyers in Jackson are passionate about helping clients turn their lives around. We fight for them, without tiring, inside and outside the civil courtroom to help them recover compensation that helps them rebuild and move on. You can hear from our clients themselves by reading reviews and testimonials.
  • “I have relied on Mike and Seth both personally and professionally for years.”

    - Mike Rhodus
  • “It's rare to find a firm with the level of commitment, energy and passion that 'Maggio Thompson brings to each case.”

    - Travis Bogue
  • “Great Law Firm that will go above and beyond”

    - Kaleb Livingston
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