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Workers’ Compensation & Longshore Defense

Gulfport Mississippi Attorneys Providing Reliable Workers’ Compensation & Longshore Workers’ Defense Services

The dedicated and experienced lawyers of Dukes, Keating, Hatten, McRaney and Blum offer quality and effective legal services for workers’ compensation and longshore workers’ defense representation. Located in Gulfport, our reputation in this and other legal fields has helped us to earn us a prestigious AV-rating and inclusion into the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. We represent both employers and insurance companies in workers’ compensation defense and defense against Longshore workers’ claims – offering competitive rates without ever sacrificing the top quality legal services our clients receive from us.

Mississippi Workers Comp Lawyers Providing Employers Complete Legal Defense Services

Our firm handles all aspects of workers’ comp and longshore claim defense issues, including:

  • Disability claims
  • Bad Faith issues
  • Fraudulent claims
  • Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) issues
  • Multi-party or group claims
  • Claims made under the Merchant Marine or Jones Act
  • Contract workers / Independent contractor classifications
  • Subrogation and Third Party Claims

In addition to the state’s many courthouses and alternative dispute resolution venues, our attorneys also regularly appear in front of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and the Department of Labor to help resolve workers’ compensation issues and related claims on behalf of employer and insurance clients. No matter what venue is required in our strong defense of your case, we will have the preparation and experience necessary to help satisfactorily resolve it in the most cost-effective manner possible. Our exemplary lead attorney Trace McRaney spearhead the firm’s workers’ compensation defense division. They each work closely and personally with our employer and insurance clients, bringing their skills and experience to help provide the best representation possible.

Contact Dedicated Mississippi Gulfcoast Workers’ Comp & Longshore Workers’ Defense Attorneys Today

If you are an employer or insurance company in Mississippi and need consultation regarding a workers’ compensation or longshore workers matter, contact the offices of Dukes, Keating, Hatten, McRaney and Blum today at 228-868-1111 for prompt assistance. We are ready to help you.

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William Dukes
Phillip W. Jarrell
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  • Gulfport Office
    13334 Seaway Road, Suite 203
    Gulfport, Mississippi 39503
    Phone: 228-868-1111
    Fax: 228-863-2886