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Rule 1.11 Waiting Period.

If the injured employee is paid in full for the date of the accident, disability should be computed as beginning the day after the date of accident. If the injured employee is not paid in

full for the date of accident, disability should be computed as beginning as of the date of the accident.

To determine whether an injured employee has satisfied the waiting period requirement of Miss. Code Ann. Section 71-3-11 a day of disability shall be any day on which the injured employee is unable, because of injury, to earn the same wages as before the injury, and neither the five (5) day period of disability nor the fourteen (14) day period of disability has to consist of consecutive days.

This Rule shall be in force and effect on and after January 18, 2018.

Source: Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-85.



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