When workers are injured on the job in Mississippi, they may wonder what to do. Workers' compensation benefits provide important protections for injured workers or workers suffering from an occupational illness and because of how important they are, workers need to be familiar with them.
Workers' compensation benefits can help injured workers and their families with medical care and medical care costs. Additionally, workers' compensation benefits can help with temporary partial disability, permanent partial disability or permanent total disability. Each case is different so it is important for injured workers to be familiar with the different workers' compensation options that are available to them. Additionally, death benefits may be available to surviving family members when a loved one has been killed in a fatal workplace accident.