Markow Walker Obtained Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Case

Chris Walker, Wes Williams and Cecelia Virden obtained summary judgment in favor of a physician in a medical malpractice case pending in the County Court of Rankin County in September 2020.

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Mileage, Weekly Maximum and Lifetime Disability Rates

The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission has released the updated weekly maximum limitations for indemnity and death benefits under the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act. For work related injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2021, the weekly maximum for those benefits will be $523.16.   https://mwcc.ms.gov/#/maximumBenefitMileageRatesChart

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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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