Mississippi's Workers' Compensation Insurance Law
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Workers' Compensation Laws in Mississippi

MS Workers' Comp: Key Details

  • Sole proprietors, partners, and corporate officers in Mississippi do not count toward the employee threshold for statutory purposes if they choose to not cover themselves.
  • Independent contractors are excluded from coverage, but special protection is given to employees of subcontractors.
  • Domestic and farm labor, and employees of non-profit fraternal, charitable, religious, or cultural organizations are not required to carry coverage.
  • Insurance coverage can be purchased from commercial providers. Mississippi businesses that qualify may be able to self-insure.

For further details on how Workers' Compensation is regulated in Mississippi, check out the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission.

Workers' compensation insurance: Further reading

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