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What is the Difference Between the Jones Act and Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act?

Posted on : November 6, 2019
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The maritime industry in Louisiana injects more than 11.3 billion into the state’s economy every year. While extremely lucrative, it’s a dangerous profession to partake in. Maritime workers often experience injury — even death, due to poor maintenance of vessels, lack of proper safety measures, hazardous chemicals, and other harmful conditions. Laws that Protect Maritime [Read More]
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Goodyear to Pay 6.7M After Louisiana Truck Driver Dies from Tire Explosion

Posted on : September 23, 2019
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Goodyear Wrongful Death Suit A Louisiana District Court ordered Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to pay 6.7M in damages in a wrongful death suit involving a garbage truck driver.  The victim —  Elwood Breaux Jr. was working for the Solid Waste North Department of the Plaquemines Parish Government when a tire he was inflating on [Read More]
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How Are Medical Benefits Paid in Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Cases? (needs a rewrite)

Posted on : July 10, 2019
Getting medical attention for injuries is one of the most important things that an injured worker can do after an accident. The same goes for someone who developed a job due to exposure in their job. It can be a big mistake to avoid getting medical treatment because of concerns over paying those bills. What [Read More]
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Are Louisiana’s Workers’ Comp Laws Fair To Injured Workers?

Posted on : May 31, 2019
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Workers’ Comp In Louisiana: What You Need To Know After having suffered an injury at work, you may be at a crossroads as to whether or not you want to pursue filing a Workers’ Compensation claim. You may be under the impression that the claim process will be difficult and that after having put the [Read More]
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Are Rural Workers More Likely to Need Pain Medication After a Workplace Accident?

Posted on : April 29, 2019
Attorney For Workplace Injuries
Workplace Injuries Any person could be seriously injured on the job, regardless of their industry or where they work. But it turns out that the way injuries are treated could be different based on where the injury happened. Rural and urban areas all carry risks, but as a person recently hurt, you should know about [Read More]
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What Kind of Back Injuries Can Lead to A Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted on : March 6, 2019
Louisiana Workers' Comp Lawyer
A back injury is hard to diagnose right after an accident on the job in Louisiana. You might not even realize how serious this work injury is until days or weeks after the original incident. Back injuries can limit your mobility or even mean that you can never go back to the physical job you [Read More]
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What Does Opioid Dispensing Have to Do with My Workers’ Comp Injury?

Posted on : February 7, 2019
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If you were hurt on the job, getting treatment and medication could be your only route to recovery. If you sustained significant injuries on the job in Louisiana, you may need to initiate a workers’ compensation claim to recover the funds you need to put your life back together. Unfortunately, for so many people who [Read More]
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Does A Physical Work Injury Lead to Depression?

Posted on : January 25, 2019
Work Injury Attorney, Wanko Workers' Comp Lawyers
Work Injuries And Depression If you have recently been hurt on the job and are curious about filing a workers’ compensation claim, it is recommended that you retain an experienced attorney to assist you with your claim, particularly given the number of people whose claims are denied during the first round of attempt. Mental health [Read More]
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Why Are More Injured Workers Avoiding Hospital Surgeries?

Posted on : December 11, 2018
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A person who needs workers’ compensation assistance, requires the support of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. If you find yourself being hurt on the job in the state of Louisiana, you need the support provided by an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can give you a great [Read More]
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Should You Ever Settle Your Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Case?

Posted on : October 18, 2018
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If you are concerned about obtaining maximum benefits through your Louisiana workers’ compensation case, one common question you might be asking yourself presently is whether or not it makes sense to settle. Being presented with a lump sum settlement offer can be particularly appealing if you were going to have to go through a continuous [Read More]
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