Workers’ Compensation Defenses: Mississippi Statute Of Limitations (Two Year)

When an employee claims they were injured on the job, they often may believe they can file a workers’ compensation claim at any time, thinking employers and insurance companies will be forced to pay no matter the circumstances. However, this is not how the law …

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Workers’ Compensation: Importance of Timely Reporting to the Employer

Employees who are injured on the job may file for workers’ compensation to cover medical bills and lost wages incurred as a result of their injuries. These claims can be costly for the employer. Per the statute, employees must timely notify an employer of any …

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Trying to Avoid Litigation? What to Do Next

Whether you are an employer having a dispute with an employee, a medical provider with a patient threatening to sue for malpractice, or an insurance carrier that has a policyholder claiming wrongdoing on your part, these situations often wind up in court. However, since this …

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How to Keep Up with Current Workers’ Compensation Laws as an Employer

The workers’ compensation insurance program in the United States has been in place for many years. Most employers participate in the insurance plan and rarely think about the fact that the laws can change, but the truth is that they can, and they do, on …

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2020 Firm Seminar

Markow Walker, P.A. is pleased to announce its annual seminar will be held February 12, 2020, at Embassy Suites, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Additional information, including the agenda and featured speakers will be posted soon.

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2020 Maximum Indemnity Rates Announced

The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission has announced that the maximum weekly rate for indemnity and death benefits for work related injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2020, will be $505.43.  The lifetime disability maximum is $227,443.50.  

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Markow Walker, PA Welcomes Courtney McAlexander

Markow Walker, PA welcomes Courtney McAlexander as its newest shareholder effective January 1, 2019. We wish to congratulate Courtney on her advancement in the firm and thank her for her hard…

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Scholarship

RICHIE EDMONSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: In January of 2014, Richie and his family received the news that he had ALS, a progressive neuromuscular disease.

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