My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied In Mississippi – How Can A Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Help?
After being injured on the job, many Mississippi workers exercise the option to file for workers’ compensation benefits. In Mississippi, most workers are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits such as medical costs, wage replacement compensation, rehabilitation, and other important benefits while they are unable to work. Indeed, the Mississippi workers’ compensation system helps injured workers who are unable to work get back on their feet by providing critical financial and rehabilitative support. However, many injured workers find that the Mississippi workers’ compensation system is complex and even workers who are severely injured and cannot work may be denied workers’ compensation benefits after filing with the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission. Accordingly, going through the Mississippi workers’ compensation process alone can be a frustrating and confusing experience, and injured Mississippi workers seeking workers’ compensation benefits may ultimately decide to work with a lawyer to help them get benefits due to them. But how can a Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer help an injured worker get workers’ compensation benefits? Here are a few of the ways that working with a Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer can help improve your chances of getting your workers’ compensation benefits claim granted.
An Experienced Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Can Help You Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits Due
It is no secret that an employer may fight an injured employee’s workers’ compensation claim because it can cost the employer money. Just like car insurance premiums when a driver causes an automobile accident, worker’s compensation insurance premiums increase when there are workers’ compensation injury claims. Employers may deny an injured employee’s workers’ compensation claim for a number of reasons, such as contending that the accident did not occur during the course of the workers’ employment or at the place of work. An experienced Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer is skilled and sophisticated in understanding how to fight an employer’s denial of a workers’ compensation claim and how to navigate the difficult and complicated workers’ compensation system. This increases the chance that an injured worker will be granted benefits. In addition, working with a lawyer may help increase the amount of workers’ compensation benefit payments.
No Recovery, No Fee
The good news for injured workers who wish to work with a Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer is that the experienced Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyers at the law firm Lunsford Baskin & Priebe charge no fee unless you are granted workers’ compensation benefits in your case. This means injured workers pay nothing out of pocket for legal services and the lawyers at Lunsford Baskin & Priebe only get paid if your workers’ compensation case is settled or you are granted benefits. Injured workers should feel they have the right to experienced counsel to represent them throughout the workers’ compensation process, even if they cannot afford a lawyer on an hourly basis.
Help with Your Workers’ Compensation Claim in Mississippi
If you have been injured on the job in Mississippi, contact the experienced Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyers at Lunsford Baskin & Priebe. The lawyers at Lunsford Baskin & Priebe offer a free and confidential consultation to learn about your case, and to see if they can help. Contact Lunsford Baskin & Priebe today and speak to an experienced Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer for free.