Firm associate April McDonald Andrews has been appointed as the new attorney for the George County School Board. She is a graduate of George County High School and is proud to be representing her alma mater. McDonald Andrews will be an asset to the Board of Trustees...read more
Heidelberg Steinberger has defended hundreds of workers’ compensation claims under the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act law as well as the federal Jones Act and the Longshoremen and Harbor Workers’ Act. Our attorneys skillfully handle claims from the time of accident through the highest court of appeals.
We have a wealth of expertise in all facets of employment law (e.g. Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, wrongful termination) representing some of Mississippi’s most outstanding employers. Our attorneys for many years have been assisting employers of all sizes with personnel issues, providing guidance on the multitude of laws and regulations which affect the employment relationship in the workplace.
Finally, we regularly host seminars on the status of employment related law to our clients and the community – another way for us to share our 30 years of expertise in this field.
Our experience includes:
- Winning a summary judgment dismissing, and upholding on appeal, a landmark case involving the ADA’s “perceived to be disabled” criteria where a physician claimed to be disabled as a result of contracting Hepatitis C in a surgical mishap.
- Prosecution of several workers compensation fraud cases to conclusion, assisting in the procurement of guilty pleas, sentencing and restitution.
- Resolved through a variety of ADR techniques, the closure of numerous complex permanent and total disability claims where the injured worker has been approved for, or is receiving, social security disability benefits. Many of these resolutions involved the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requiring the purchase of annuities to address the future medical needs of the injured worker.
The Mississippi Bar Association is the organization of which all Mississippi licensed attorneys are members. The Bar publishes The Mississippi Lawyer on a quarterly basis. It includes articles and information of interest to the members of the Bar. Karl Steinberger was...read more
I represent both employers and employees in labor and employment disputes and regularly present educational training seminars on a variety of employment law topics. Often employers contact me to determine if a proposed course of discipline or termination...read more
Mississippi Worker's Compensation Coverage