Asked in Workers' Compensation for Mississippi

Q: Where is the law in the State of Mississippi that you have to provide a recorded statement to a claim adjuster ?

I keep getting it is standard.

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Andrew Charles Burrell
Andrew Charles Burrell
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: While it is not required to provide a statement in a work injury claim to a claim adjustor. It usually occurs to help conclude the investigation of the report injury and claim. This is done because often the employer has not reported enough about the claim or the events leading to the injury for the adjuster to make the proper decision as toward acceptance or denial of the claim. You should contact a local attorney who handles workers compensation claims to determine if the statement should be given and what your rights are in such cases.

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