Andrew D. Sweat
Andrew D. Sweat
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Jackson Office
Phone: 601.968.5500
Fax: 601.968.5593
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Practice Areas
Education
The University of Mississippi 1974, B.A.
The University of Mississippi 1977, M.S.
The University of Mississippi, 1984, J.D.
Admissions
Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Professional Organizations and Special Designations
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 – Workers’ Compensation Law: Employers
Named the Best Lawyers in America 2016 Jackson, MS Workers’ Compensation Law: Employers "Lawyer of the Year"
American Bar Association
Capital Area Bar Association
Mississippi Bar Association
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Notable Cases and Professional Accomplishments
Baker v. IGA Super Valu Food Store, 990 So. 2d 254 (Miss. Ct. App. 2008)
Hardaway Co. v. Bradley, 887 So. 2d 793 (Miss. 2004)
McMillian v. Delphi Packard Electric Systems, 921 So. 2d 345 (Miss. Ct. App. 2004)
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. Robinson, 777 So. 2d 53 (Miss. Ct. App. 2000)
McCray v. Key Constructors, Inc., 803 So. 2d 1199 (Miss. Ct. App. 2000)
Sawyer v. Illinois Central Gulf Rail Company, 606 So. 2d 1069 (Miss. 1992)
ABOUT Andrew D. Sweat

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.

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