There is no pain and suffering component in a workers' compensation award.
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Zero would be both the maximum and the minimum, as no pain & suffering for a workers compensation claim, but you can retain a local wc lawyer to help you apply for wc benefits.
All the previous answers are correct. There is no pain and suffering allowed under the Mississippi Worker's Compensation statutes. There is monies for medical care, lost wages and loss of earning potential. Please seek counsel
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Workers compensation schemes under State laws do not contain the right to recover for pain and suffering. This was a compromise between labor and industry so that worker's would not have to prove negligence against an employer to recover medical and indemnity benefits, among other things.
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