Video Transcript:If you’ve been involved in a worker’s comp accident and you’ve been given a rating you might be wondering, “what’s next?” Typically how this works is as follows: once you’ve reached what we call maximum medical improvement your doctor will actually assign you a rating.
Many workers in Mississippi suffer shoulder injuries in the course and scope of their employment. Typical shoulder injuries include rotator cuff damage and bursitis of the shoulder. Rotary cuff repair surgery is a common surgery in workers’ compensation cases. Our Mississippi personal injury lawyers are often asked to help workers’ compensation claimants that have shoulder injuries.
Make sure your Mississippi workers’ compensation lawyer is getting every last dime for your future medical treatment. Just last week an insurance company on one of our workers’ comp settlements refused to include the cost of steroid injections for ongoing shoulder pain after shoulder surgery.
A recent Mississippi Court of Appeals decision found that Mississippi workers who are injured on the job can still receive disability benefits even if their employer returns them to work at preinjury wage levels. Often employers will implement what is commonly referred to as sheltered employment.
This is Jonathan Franco and I wanted to talk to you a little bit about workers compensation and specifically injuries that happen in other states. So, you are an injured worker. You are injured in the state of Texas and you’re wondering if you have a Mississippi workers compensation claim.