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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: I was fired from Pizza hut jan.12 2023, I was told I was fired because my performance didn't meet their premiere standar

I didn't meet their premiere standards after they appealed my unemployment they said at hearing I got fired for missing 2 days in a row no call no show , but I know I worked those specific days cause Google maps and I worked my aunts birthday jan. 9. They are lying about the dates. . Can you... View More

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on May 28, 2023

First you need to have a hearing with an ALJ on your unemployment claim, and present your evidence showing that you were improperly terminated under false allegations. Then, once you win that, you need to contact an employee's rights attorney in your local area. You need to consult an... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law, Health Care Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: What kind of lawyer would i use for intercompany short term disability plan denial, admistrated third party sedgwick.

In 2022 I suffered a sudden onset of anxiety and depression after a bout with corona virus. With no known cause I began to go to doctors to try and seek out reason. After an MRI to evaluate my pituitary gland it was discovered that I had suffered at least two ischemic attacks(strokes) of the... View More

Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Jan 2, 2023


For your issue, it sounds like you would need to talk to someone like me who specializes in ERISA short-term and long-term disability claims. If I gather correctly, it sounds like your issue is that Sedgwick has denied the claim because the disability policy does not cover loss of...
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Q: Will I need to report to jury duty in Mississippi if I am stationed out of state as an active duty soldier?

I am an Active duty soldier who is stationed at Fort Drum, NY. I was informed by family I have a notice to show up to court on Oct 18th for jury duty but I am in NY at the moment. Am I exempt, or is there a way I can be exempt?

Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
answered on Oct 13, 2021

You should be exempt from jury service; however, you will need to make sure that you contact the court and provide them with paperwork reflecting that you are on active duty.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: If my medical bills were paid for by the hamilton county indigent program in TN will that be a public charge?

I recently got married in March and I'm applying for a green card. I gave birth to my daughter on July 19, 2019, in Chattanooga and the hamilton county indigent program paid for my delivery. I got approved for the indigent rate at Erlanger for 6 months because of the program ( I only used it... View More

Robert Roy Klein
Robert Roy Klein
answered on May 13, 2020

Only federally funded Medicaid programs are considered as public benefits. If this program was local, there should be no problem. USCIS also makes exceptions for women who receive federally funded Medicaid when they're pregnant. Finally, you're only considered a public charge if... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: How do I appeal a court case?

The judge did not even let me explain my side of the story. He automatically sided with the plaintiff without going over any evidence that I brought to court to present to him. I feel like I was discriminated against, but I have no idea why.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 27, 2019

A starting point could be to contact an attorney in Mississippi for a brief consultation to review the decision and the grounds for appeal. As a general matter, keep in mind that the period in which to file appeals is generally short (in the order of days with many matters). Also keep in mind that... View More

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