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Maggio-Thompson-Work-Injuries-768x384 Workers' Compensation Benefits and the Exclusive Remedy

Workers’ Compensation Benefits and the Exclusive Remedy

Nov 02 2015

In Mississippi, injured workers are typically limited in their recovery by what is referred to as the “Exclusive Remedy” doctrine.  Simply put, if a Mississippi worker is injured on the job, he or she may be limited to only recovering workers’ compensation benefits, i.e. medical payments and indemnity benefits from their employer.  While this is true,…

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Maggio-Thompson-Injured-Workers-768x384 Huge Win for Injured Workers In Mississippi!

Huge Win for Injured Workers In Mississippi!

Oct 26 2015

On September 22, 2015, the Mississippi Court of Appeals, in a landmark decision, affirmed an award from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission.  A copy of the opinion can be found here: http://courts.ms.gov/Images/Opinions/CO106532.pdf In short, Mr. Robbins is a hardworking gentleman who was injured while working for his employer, Howard Industries, Inc.  Although Mr. Robbins had returned to…

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Workers’ Compensation Made Even Easier for Businesses

Oct 26 2015

Workers’ compensation insurance can be a hassle for small businesses – especially for those businesses that sometimes, but not always, employ the minimum five (5) or more employees.  Fortunately, for those small businesses, Intuit has announced the launch of a pay-as-you go system, in which workers’ compensation coverage will kick in depending on the actual…

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