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MISSISSIPPI WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW

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These are the laws in effect as of 1996. Subscribers to the Mississippi Code or Members receive acces to current law.
 
  • 71-3-1 Short title; commission; definitions 
  • 71-3-3 Definitions 
  • 71-3-5 Employers subject to statute 
  • 71-3-7 Payment of compensation by employer 
  • 71-3-9 Employer liability exclusive 
  • 71-3-11 Commencement of compensation 
  • 71-3-13 Maximum and minimum compensation limits 
  • 71-3-15 Medical services for injured employee 
  • 71-3-17 Disability compensation payments 
  • 71-3-19 Additional compensation and limitations 
  • 71-3-21 Compensation for temporary partial disability 
  • 71-3-23 Compensation for hernia or rupture 
  • 71-3-25 Death benefit payment and amount 
  • 71-3-27 Compensation to nonresident aliens 
  • 71-3-29 Commission rules govern when schedules not applicable 
  • 71-3-31 Computation of wages 
  • 71-3-33 Appointment of guardian or representative 
  • 71-3-35 Notice to employer of injury 
  • 71-3-37 Compensation payments 
  • 71-3-38 Highway commission account 
  • 71-3-39 Record of compensation payments 
  • 71-3-41 Agreements requiring employee payments invalid 
  • 71-3-43 Assignment invalid; exemption from creditors 
  • 71-3-45 Compensation lien 
  • 71-3-47 Proceeding for adjudication of claims 
  • 71-3-49 Default in payment of compensation 
  • 71-3-51 Right of appeal 
  • 71-3-53 Review of award by commission 
  • 71-3-55 Commission hearings and proceedings 
  • 71-3-57 Witnesses before commission 
  • 71-3-59 Liability for costs 
  • 71-3-61 Commission authority to conduct proceedings 
  • 71-3-63 Commission approval of claimed fees 
  • 71-3-65 Employer to keep injury records 
  • 71-3-66 Access to records 
  • 71-3-67 Report of injury to commission 
  • 71-3-69 Obtaining benefits or withholding payments by false representations 
  • 71-3-71 Action by employee against other parties; intervention by employer or insurer 
  • 71-3-73 Compensation under Second Injury Fund 
  • 71-3-75 Employer responsibility to insure payment 
  • 71-3-77 Regulation of compensation insurance 
  • 71-3-77 Regulation of compensation insurance 
  • 71-3-81 Notice of security for compensation 
  • 71-3-83 Failure to secure compensation penalized 
  • 71-3-85 Creation of workers' compensation commission 
  • 71-3-87 Commission member bond requirement 
  • 71-3-89 Workers' compensation commission seal 
  • 71-3-91 Reimbursement of members' travel expenses 
  • 71-3-93 Commission officers and employees 
  • 71-3-95 Payment of commission expenditures 
  • 71-3-97 Special fund for commission expenses 
  • 71-3-99 Budgeting and assessments by commission 
  • 71-3-100 Funds paid into state treasury 
  • 71-3-101 Workers' compensation insurers' registration requirements 
  • 71-3-103 Commission to report to Governor 
  • 71-3-105 Rehabilitation of handicapped workers 
  • 71-3-107 Benefits to illegally employed minors 
  • 71-3-109 Provisions applicable in other jurisdictions 
  • 71-3-111 Assigned risk compensation insurance coverage 
  • 71-3-113 Repealed 
  • 71-3-115 Appointment of medical advisory board 
  • 71-3-117 Alternative workers' compensation systems 
  • 71-3-119 Advisory Council established 
  • 71-3-121 Establishment of insurer safety programs 
  • 71-3-123 Report on assigned risk plan 
  • 71-3-125 Insurers' claims offices 
  • 71-3-127 Arbitration of disputes 
  • 71-3-151 Short title 
  • 71-3-153 Statement of purpose 
  • 71-3-155 Liberal construction 
  • 71-3-157 Definitions 
  • 71-3-159 Creation of guaranty association 
  • 71-3-161 Composition of association board 
  • 71-3-163 Association powers and duties 
  • 71-3-165 Submission of plan of operation 
  • 71-3-167 Commission powers and authority 
  • 71-3-169 Assignment of rights to association 
  • 71-3-171 Order of recovery 
  • 71-3-173 Inquiry into solvency of self-insurer 
  • 71-3-175 Examination of association by commission 
  • 71-3-177 Tax exempt status of association 
  • 71-3-179 Immunity in carrying out statute 
  • 71-3-181 Proceedings stayed where self-insurer insolvent