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Study Finds That Workers’ Compensation Costs in Louisiana Are Among the Highest in the Country and Continuing to Rise

Posted on : June 5, 2018
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The cost of workers’ compensation insurance may make certain employees who have a legitimate workers’ compensation claim, nervous about initiating the claims process because of fear that they may be retaliated against by their employer. A new study has shown that Louisiana has some of the highest workers’ compensation costs per every claim in the [Read More]
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Long-Term Reliance on Opioids Could Decrease Someone’s Ability to Return to Work

Posted on : May 9, 2018
A new workers’ comp study identifies that long-term usage of opioid medications can cause significant delays in an employee’s return to work. Long term opioid use also carries the risk of addiction which has become increasingly important in studies of the opioid epidemic throughout the United States. The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute looked at employees [Read More]
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Who Is Covered by Louisiana’s Workers’ Compensation Law?

Posted on : April 10, 2018
There’s a good chance that if you were hurt on the job that you should be able to get compensation from a workers’ comp claim. You should always check first with your employer about whether or not they have the right insurance, but you are more than likely covered. Most people who are working in [Read More]
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Louisiana State Employees to Potentially Have Drug Prescription Cost Cut

Posted on : March 6, 2018
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Anyone who gets hurt on the job may be entitled to workers’ comp benefits, but it’s not always easy to figure out what to do next or how to get the support you’ll require to recover in full from your injuries. A new report from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute anticipates that state employees within [Read More]
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What Workers Compensation Filers Should Know About Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Posted on : February 6, 2018
Slip and fall injuries are some of the most common accidents that happen in the workplace. Although these may be brushed off as an embarrassing incident that caused you to lose face in front of coworkers, it can develop into critical injuries if you don’t have appropriate medical attention and a diagnosis to rule out [Read More]
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Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Questions: What If I Can’t Go Back to My Old Job?

Posted on : January 10, 2018
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A workplace accident can turn your world upside down. You might assume that it will take a couple of days and then you’ll be back to normal. But too many people who are hurt on the job learn after the fact that it might take months or even years to recover with your life and [Read More]
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Most Common Reasons That a Workers’ Compensation in Louisiana is Denied

Posted on : December 4, 2017
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It can be devastating to realize that your legitimate workers’ comp claim in LA has been denied, but you need to realize this is not the end of the road. In fact, you might be able to pursue a claim with the help of an experienced lawyer who can assist you with getting the benefits [Read More]
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Study Shows Employer Costs for Workers’ Compensation Are Declining

Posted on : November 12, 2017
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When it comes to employees in Louisiana, the vast majority are covered by some form of workers’ compensation. That’s because most employers have to maintain workers’ compensation insurance in the event of an accident. If you or someone you know is hurt on the job, those crucial benefits can make a big difference in your [Read More]
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5 Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain at the Office

Posted on : September 29, 2017
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Low back injuries are a common form of work injury. Surprisingly, they occur frequently at the office versus a job where lifting or heavy labor are involved. Here are five simple ways to reduce lower back pain at the office and what to do if you experience a work-related injury to your lower back. 1. [Read More]
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Psychological & Mental Stress Workers’ Compensation Claims

Posted on : September 12, 2017
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While the most common type of workers’ compensation claims has to do with physical injury, that doesn’t necessarily mean that all workers’ comp claims are limited to injury to the body. Psychological injury and mental stress caused by a job can, in some cases, qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Here’s what you should know about [Read More]
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