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Jay L. Jernigan, P.A.
631 North Main Street, Suite D
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601-255-4483
Fax: 601-544-1428
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Workers Compensation

Attorney Focused on Simplifying the Workers' Compensation Process

Workers' compensation issues can become muddled and complicated very quickly and insurance companies may try to deny your claim. If you were injured on the job in Mississippi, contact us at the office of Jay L. Jernigan, P.A. to discuss your needs. Your initial consultation is free: call 601-255-4483 or contact us online.

If you sustained an injury to any part of your body including your back or neck, while working at your job, you may be eligible for workers compensation benefits. Our lawyer, Jay L. Jernigan, has 37 years of experience and understands how to best approach matters such as:

  • Representation at insurance or claim hearings
  • Coordination of an impairment rating according to your skills and rehabilitation
  • Establishing a new vocation and appropriate schooling if the physician determines you cannot go back to your old job
  • Social security set-asides

If a third party is responsible for your injury, you may have a Personal Injury case as well.

Generally people who have been injured on the job are seeking:

  • Temporary weekly wage benefits
  • Medical assistance
  • Social security disability benefits

Whether you need representation at a hearing or assistance with a social security set-aside, we will provide you personal attention to ensure your rights are protected.

Workers compensation issues are stressful and difficult. Allow our office to handle your legal stress while you worry about healing and rehabilitation. To schedule a free consultation at our office in Hattiesburg, contact us online or call 601-255-4483.


Attorney Jay L. Jernigan, P.A. is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and serves cities including: Hattiesburg, Petal, Purvis, Sumrall, Wiggins, Columbia, Collins, Richton, Beaumont, Poplarville, Picayune and Laurel, Jackson, Madison, Ridgeland, Pearl, Clinton, Brandon, Vicksburg, Meridian, Gulfport, Biloxi, Pascagoula, Bay St. Louis. Though based in Southern Mississippi, his reach extends even further to counties including: Forrest County, Lamar County, Stone County, Marion County, Covington County, Perry County, Pearl River County, Jones County, Green County, George County, Harrison County, Hancock County, Hinds County, Rankin County, Madison County, Lauderdale County, Jackson County, Warren County.