Oxford, MS asked in Workers' Compensation for Mississippi

Q: Is there a law that limits the compensation a person receives for a burn to there face of 5000?

I was burned a little over a year ago to my right hand and my forehead. I am being offered 1500 as compensation for the injury I received as well as being told that there is a limit of 5000 and that is for the most serious of injuries.

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Madison, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: That doesn't necessarily sound right... My recommendation would be to contact a WC attorney sooner rather than later, as you may be entitled to significantly more damages, depending on the circumstances (the facts surrounding the injury, the amount in medicals, etc.). Feel free to reach out to any attorney on this forum.

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