Andrew D. Sweat has practiced with Wise Carter for over 30 years, focusing on workers' compensation and insurance defense. Mr. Sweat represents employers, carriers, and self-insurers in all aspects of workers' compensation claims, assisting clients with investigations, settlements, administrative hearings, and appeals of agency decisions. He also advises clients on issues related to the day-to-day administration of workers' compensation claims. In addition, Mr. Sweat helps workers' compensation self-insurers with a variety of regulatory and compliance issues affecting them. He has represented the Self-Insurance Guaranty Associations since their inception. He has represented employers and carriers in defending bad faith actions related to workers' compensation claims, and he has served as an expert for employers and carriers in bad faith litigation. Mr. Sweat is a past chair of the Workers' Compensation section of the Mississippi Bar and is on the list of mediators approved by that section. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on topics related to workers' compensation law.