Murphy Law Firm, PLLC | Your Law Firm When You Have Been Hurt in Mississippi
If you have been hurt, it is imperative to get the medical attention you need and to contact a knowledgeable personal injury or workers' compensation attorney who can help you protect your rights. At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we can help you with both.
Founding lawyer James H. Murphy assists seriously injured individuals and families of wrongful death victims in work-related and personal injury cases in South Mississippi. With law offices conveniently located in Flowood and Carthage, we are available to help residents living the Jackson Metro area.
A Ridgeland Accident Attorney Offering You Relentless Advocacy
With previous experience as a safety engineer for an offshore drilling company as well as a defense attorney for several large Mississippi insurance companies, our Jackson work injury attorney James H. Murphy recognizes the legal challenges you face. Using this knowledge, our firm will work closely with you to help you achieve full and fair compensation in your case involving:
- Workers' compensation: All stages of workers' compensation cases, including no payments, late payments, employers who won't approve doctor visit, employers who won't approve surgery, employers who send claims to third party for utilization review, etc.
- Personal injury: Motor vehicle accidents, work-related accidents, premises liability, product liability, etc.
- Industrial accidents: All accidents resulting from occupations involving construction, trucking, factory work, warehouse work, longshore and maritime work, etc.
- Construction accidents: Slips, trips, falls, heavy lifting, roof collapse, scaffolding/ladder fall, defective machinery, safety violations, etc.
- Car accidents: Rear-end collisions, head-on collisions, rollovers, T-bone collisions, catastrophic accidents, etc.
- Truck accidents: Accidents caused by fatigued drivers, distracted driver, drunk drivers, improper truck maintenance, poor road conditions, inclement weather, etc.
- Repetitive motion/carpal tunnel injuries: Workers' compensation claims involving injuries of the wrist, hand, arm, shoulder, back, etc.
- Back, neck and spinal injuries: Workers' compensation claims involving injuries of the back, neck, shoulder, spinal cord, brain, etc.
- Wrongful death: Representing wrongful death victims' family members and loved ones in personal injury cases.
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Contingency Fees At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we offer a free initial consultation to review your workers' compensation or personal injury claim. If we take on your case, we only charge fees when we obtain compensation for you.
Contact Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, Today
We invite you to contact Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, today at 601-208-0344 or 866-638-8403, or e-mail us, to schedule a free initial consultation regarding your workers' compensation or personal injury claim. Our law offices are in Flowood and Carthage, Mississippi. Our hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and evenings and weekends by appointment. We accept cases on a contingency fee basis. Spanish translation services are available.
There are lots of attorneys who practice workers' compensation law but not a lot of workers' compensation attorneys. If you have been hurt on the job, it is crucial that you contact a knowledgeable lawyer who can help ensure that your rights are protected and that your receive the compensation you deserve.
James H. Murphy, our founder of Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, represents injured clients in all Mississippi workers' compensation cases. With convenient offices in Flowood and Carthage, our firm is fully prepared help you.
Get Justice With a Reliable Ridgeland Workers' Comp Attorney
Workers' compensation is basically a state law-enforced insurance plan meant to provide compensation for medical costs and wage losses in the event that an employee gets injured while on the job. While this plan is governed by the Workers' Compensation Commission, it is fully funded by employers. Employers with five or more regular employees are required by law to carry workers' compensation insurance.
Whether you have just gotten hurt or it has been several months since your work injury, our Jackson workers' compensation attorney James H. Murphy can help at any stage of your case.
Even if you are already receiving workers' compensation benefits from your employer, it is still important to speak to someone who can help you understand your legal rights and options if your injury results in a permanent disability.
At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we represent individuals suffering from injuries ranging from repetitive motion/carpal tunnel injuries, back, neck and spinal injuries to other severe industrial accident-related injuries.
Companies typically try to get out of claims for as little as possible by pushing to settle for thousands of dollars less than what is actually needed by injured workers to recover or cope with the physical and financial damages. Do not settle a case until you talk with an attorney who knows workers' compensation laws.
When you consult with Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, you can expect our experienced workers' comp attorney to learn about your case and ensure that you:
- Receive temporary benefits (workers' compensation disability benefits)
- See your own doctor
- Get compensated for the mileage from traveling to and from doctors' offices, physical therapy and pharmacy visits
- Receive two-thirds of your wage/salary during your recovery
Our firm is ready to help you combat those common issues that arise during workers' compensation cases such as late benefit payment from employers, employers who won't approve doctors' visits, employers who won't approve needed surgery and employers who stall your claim by requesting a third-party utilization review.
Oil refinery, shipbuilding and other hands-on industries are often dangerous and typically pose life-threatening consequences when workers are injured. At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we understand the risks our clients face every day while on the job, and we are prepared to aggressively represent them in serious industrial accident cases.
With offices bases in Flowood and Carthage, our firm is dedicated to representing injured individuals throughout the Jackson Metro area and South Mississippi.
A Competent Ridgeland Offshore Accident Attorney Aggressively Defending You
Prior to establishing Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, our Jackson industrial accidents attorney James H. Murphy worked as a safety engineer on a mobile jack-up drilling rig for an offshore drilling company. He personally recognizes the hazards that workers in similar industries are up against and has the legal experience to effectively represent those workers who have been hurt while in industries involving:
- Offshore work (oil drilling, oil refinery, etc.)
- Maritime enterprises (ship construction, maintenance, etc.)
- Truck driving
- Natural gas
Fires, explosions, heavy machinery crushes, faulty equipment, falls and other serious industry accidents often result in serious and catastrophic injuries, and sometimesdeath. We understand that this is a difficult time for you and your family. Our firm works with our clients to truly understand those devastating effects an industrial accidents had on their lives.
An experienced workers' compensation and personal injury attorney, James H. Murphy is committed to exploring every avenue of compensation when you have been injured. Our lawyer extensively prepares every case as though it were going to trial. We will relentlessly pursue the party or parties responsible for your injuries in order to obtain full and fair compensation for your losses.
You have been injured in a car accident; now what? While your main concern should be recovery, you are likely dealing with other issues associated with the accident, like who is to blame, how will your medical bills be paid and what happens if your insurance company denies you the coverage you need.
At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, our founder James H. Murphy is committed to helping victims of car accidents on Interstate 55, Highway 25 and other busy roadways throughout South Mississippi. We will help you find the answers to those questions above while protecting your rights and obtaining the compensation you need to recover and cope with your injuries.
A Passionate Ridgeland Car Wreck Attorney on Your Side
Our Jackson car accident attorney James H. Murphy has devoted his practice to helping injured individuals. From our law offices in Flowood and Carthage, we represent clients in the Jackson Metro area who have been severely injured in car accidents resulting from:
- Rear-end collisions
- Head-on collisions
- T-bone collisions
- Drunk driving
- Distracted driving
Often, the injuries associated with these types of serious accidents include back, neck and spinal injuries and wrongful death. At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we will tenaciously pursue maximum compensation for your medical costs, emotional pain, property damage, cost of repair and punitive damages, if the responsible party acted in negligence.
Lawyer James H. Murphy is prepared to help you receive the medical care that you need, regardless of your financial standing. Acting as a liaison, our attorney will work with your insurance company and the other party's insurance company to ensure that you are receiving full and fair compensation. We also handle uninsured/underinsured motorist issues. If a settlement cannot be reached out of court, we will relentlessly advocate your needs in court.
If you lost your loved one in a fatal car crash, we are here to help you. Our firm attorney will work with you to help you understand your legal options for pursuing a wrongful death accident claim.
Workplace injuries are more common than most people believe. While a single isolated accident at work may result in a serious injury, injuries can also develop over time. Carpel tunnel and back, neck and spinal injuries are common injuries that employees typically suffer from doing repetitive motion tasks at work.
Whether you developed your injury over a period of time or through a single incident, Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, can help you understand your rights and determine if you are qualified to receive workers' compensation benefits.
Injured at Work? Contact a Reliable Ridgeland Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Attorney
For years, our Jackson repetitive motion injury attorney James H. Murphy has been offering reliable legal assistance and relentless representation to individuals who have been seriously injured in work-related and non-work-related accidents. We offer two convenient office locations in Flowood and Carthage for our clients in the Jackson Metro area and throughout South Mississippi.
Some of the common repetitive stress injuries that our clients at Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, have suffered from include:
- Strained shoulder, arm and back muscles
- Spinal injuries
- Carpal tunnel
- Worn-out joints, i.e. rotator cuff
- Other upper body problems
These injuries are usually the result of constantly bending and lifting objects, sitting for long periods of time and typing. While these injuries are painful, it is common for individuals to overlook the symptoms and not associate the injuries to their jobs.
Regardless of whether your injury resulted from a one-time accident or over the course of weeks or months, you may still be eligible for workers' compensation.
When you consult with our principal lawyer, James H. Murphy, we will help you receive the medical care you need if you have not yet been treated and work to determine the cause of your injury. You may be eligible to receive temporary disability benefits from your employer, or your insurance company if you are self-employed.
For years, our firm has provided legal guidance to injured individuals in both workers' compensation and personal injury cases. We are prepared to effectively build your case by collecting information that can prove the cause of your injury and the costs of your current and long-term medical care. We are committed to exploring all options for recovery and aggressively advocate your case in court if a fair settlement cannot be reached.
An accident can change your life forever. When you have been severely injured, you need someone on your side who can advocate your rights and your needs. Our Jackson personal injury attorney James H. Murphy can be that person.
Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, is committed to aggressively representing injured individuals in Mississippi personal injury cases. With offices in Flowood and Carthage, our firm has successfully obtained millions of dollars in recoveries for residents throughout the Jackson Metro area.
A Ridgeland DUI Accident Victim Lawyer Helping You Recover
In every personal injury case, the most important step to take is to get medical help immediately. At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we realize that receiving that medical care you need may be more complicated than it should. Questions of who is responsible for your injuries and who should pay for the damages often make recovery much more difficult.
We want you to focus on healing while we handle the legal complications in your personal injury case. We are committed to helping you hold the responsible party accountable for your injuries. We will relentlessly pursue maximum compensation for your medical costs, emotional pain, property damage, cost of repair and punitive damages, if the responsible party acted in negligence.
Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, handles cases involving:
- Industrial accidents
- Construction accidents
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Premises liability accidents
- Product liability accidents
We also represent the family members of wrongful death victims and individuals suffering from repetitive motion/carpal tunnel injuries, back, neck and spinal injuriesand other work-related injuries in workers' compensation cases.
When you consult with our firm, lawyer James H. Murphy will help you find a doctor who can best treat your injuries — regardless of your financial situation. Gathering medical records, police records and input from accident reconstructionists and economic experts who will calculate lost wages, our firm will work to create a solid defense strategy if a settlement can't be reached with the insurance company or at-fault party. We will not hesitate to tenaciously represent your case in court.
While construction accidents can vary greatly depending on the type of setting or equipment involved, they usually have one thing in common: serious, life-threatening injuries to the victims involved.
Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, is focused on providing individuals who have been severely injured in construction accidents with tenacious legal advocacy. We offer law office locations in Flowood and Carthage, Mississippi, to serve our clients in the Jackson Metro area. We also represent family members of construction accident victims who suffered wrongful death.
A Ridgeland Construction Injury Attorney Who Cares About You
Often, construction accidents could have been prevented if the right care or safety precautions were taken. Whether your accidents was caused by a negligent or careless contractor, manufacturer or manager, our Jackson construction accidents attorney James H. Murphy can help you obtain the compensation it will take to help you recover from your losses.
We urge you to contact us as soon as you have been in a construction accident. Our investigators and other experts can review the scene of the accident to work to determine the cause and to gather evidence needed to strengthen your case.
Murphy Law Firm handles construction accidents cases involving:
- Slips, trips, falls
- Heavy lifting
- Roof collapse
- Scaffolding/ladder fall
- Defective machinery
- Safety violations
You are likely eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits if you have been hurt on the job. Our highly knowledgeable workers' compensation attorney will help you understand your rights and file a claim with your employer to obtain the benefits you are entitled to under the state law.
Lawyer James H. Murphy will work closely with you to determine who was at fault for your injury. We will ensure that you are seeking the medical care that you need to treat your injuries, regardless of your financial situation. We are relentless advocates for injured construction workers, and we will explore every avenue of recovery to obtain full and fair compensation for your physical and emotional damages.
At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we recognize the challenges you face when you have been injured or your loved one has been killed in a truck crash along interstates 55, 20 or another busy roadway in South Mississippi. With law offices in Flowood and Carthage, our personal injury law firm provides the accessibility needed to effectively assist injured residents of the Jackson Metro area.
A Competent Ridgeland 18-wheeler Accident Attorney Enforcing the Law
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulates trucking companies and truck drivers countrywide. While the rules and regulations put forth by the FMCSA, as well as individual state laws, are meant to protect motorists from accidents and catastrophic injuries, they are not always followed by the truck companies and drivers.
Our Jackson truck accident attorney James H. Murphy has a strong command of those federal and state laws that truck companies and drivers should be in compliance with, as well as those commonly violated regulations that often lead to disaster on the road.
Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, can help you protect your rights and get the full and fair compensation for your losses when your loved one has been in an 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer accident resulting from:
- Driver fatigue
- Distracted driver
- Drunk driving
- Poor driver training
- Poorly maintained vehicle
- Faulty truck equipment
- Overloading and other loading issues
- Poor road conditions
We urge you to contact our firm as soon as you have been involved in a truck accident. Typically, as soon as an accident occurs with a truck, the trucking company sends out an investigator and/or insurance representative to review the damages and collect data that can be used against the other parties involved. Our experienced accident lawyer will help you build a solid defense strategy backed by facts and expert testimony.
Lawyer James H. Murphy, our founder of Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, represents injured individuals throughout South Mississippi who have suffered crippling and serious back, neck and spinal injuries in work-related and non-work-related accidents.
Highly knowledgeable of Mississippi workers' compensation and personal injury laws, our Jackson back, neck and spinal injuries attorney will relentlessly pursue compensation that will help you recover and manage your severe or debilitating injuries.
When You Have been injured, Get Legal Help From Murphy Law Firm, PLLC
We understand that injuries to back, neck or spinal cord are often life altering and can cause permanent disabilities that may cost you your health and your livelihood. Our clients have suffered from long-lasting injuries involving:
- Muscle strain
- Repetitive lifting and bending injuries
- Herniated, swollen and slipped disks
- Nerve damage
- Chronic pain
Often these injuries are paired with weeks, months and years of rehabilitation, including occupational and physical therapy. Our experience accident lawyer, James H. Murphy, is committed to helping your receive the medical treatment you need when you have been injured.
At Murphy Law Firm, PLLC, we understand that nothing could ever ease the pain of losing a loved one in a fatal accident. Although our firm cannot erase the events that led to his or her death, we can help ease the financial burden that has been left behind by representing you and your family in a wrongful death claim.
A Compassionate Ridgeland Fatal Accident Attorney Helping You Get Justice
With offices in Flowood and Carthage, our founding lawyer, James H. Murphy, represents the family members of wrongful death victims in the Jackson Metro area and throughout South Mississippi.
For years, our Jackson wrongful death attorney has successfully achieved maximized compensation for medical costs, emotional pain, property damage and punitive damages, for our clients who have lost a loved one in personal injuries or work-related accidents such as:
- Industrial accidents
- Construction accidents
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
We realize that this is a very difficult time in your life. During a free and confidential consultation with our firm, you can learn about your legal options regarding your loved one's death and the compensation you may be entitled to receive from his or her employer or your insurance company.
Our skilled fatal injury attorney will work with you to understand the financial and emotional losses that you and your family have suffered. With the help of an economist and other experts, we will work to understand how the loss of earnings will affect your family, as well as address other important issues.