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What Is a Workers’ Comp Doctor Looking For?

Posted on : May 12, 2022
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The most important thing to do after being injured at work, even if the injury is minor or you don’t feel like you were seriously hurt, is to go to the hospital or a doctor’s office. Your medical records from immediately after the incident will be invaluable if you decide to file a claim for [Read More]
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Are Restaurant Employees At a Higher Risk of Work Injuries?

Posted on : April 20, 2022
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People of all ages and backgrounds can find regular employment and build meaningful careers in the restaurant and foodservice sector. Many teenagers’ first employment experience is working in a restaurant.  However, it is widely known that restaurant and food service workers are more likely to be injured on the job or be involved in a [Read More]
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Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)

Posted on : March 26, 2022
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If you are a maritime worker in Louisiana and are injured on the job, the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act may come into play. Here’s what you should know about it and how a workers’ comp lawyer can help you get the benefits you need after being injured on the job. Longshore & Harbor [Read More]
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Louisiana Long Term Disability with ERISA

Posted on : February 28, 2022
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Louisiana Long Term Disability Just like in any other state, if you become disabled and can no longer work, you may be eligible for Louisiana long-term disability benefits. These benefits are provided by the Federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). What Is The Federal Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)? ERISA is a law [Read More]
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Social Security Disability In Louisiana

Posted on : January 31, 2022
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Louisiana Social Security Disability Claims What is the purpose of the social security disability program? The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs were created to provide benefits to workers and their families when a worker becomes severely disabled and can no longer work in his or her usual job, and [Read More]
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Vocational Rehabilitation After Work Injuries

Posted on : December 28, 2021
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What Is Vocational Rehabilitation?   Vocational rehabilitation may be suggested following a work-related injury. Here’s what you should know about it and how to get the legal representation you need following an on-the-job accident. Vocational Rehab Defined    Vocational rehabilitation, sometimes called rehab, is the process of retraining an employee after a work injury. This [Read More]
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Continuing Workers’ Comp In Louisiana After Obtaining A New Job

Posted on : November 23, 2021
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Can I Work at a New Job While Getting Workers’ Comp In Louisiana? Most people just want to get back to earning an income after being hurt at work in Louisiana. But what happens if part of moving forward is finding a new career? Is it possible to change professions while still receiving workers’ compensation [Read More]
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What Should I Do If My Employer Misclassified Me?

Posted on : October 15, 2021
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According to the Economic Policy Institute, businesses misclassify between 15 and 20% of working Americans. In Louisiana, a study of 865 employers by the Louisiana Workforce Commission revealed that over 9,400 employees were misclassified as contractors. Misclassification is considered a form of labor fraud and can cost injured employees their workers’ compensation benefits. Here’s what [Read More]
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What Is Workers’ Comp Fraud In Louisiana?

Posted on : September 16, 2021
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Workers’ Comp Fraud: What You Need To Know If you were injured in the line of duty, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation to cover lost wages and medical expenses. However, some employers make it extraordinarily difficult for employees to get benefits. Here’s what you should know about workers’ comp fraud in Louisiana and [Read More]
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What Happens If I’m Offered a Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

Posted on : August 23, 2021
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Injured employees have the option to pursue a one-time, lump sum payment versus continuing to receive paid medical care and weekly benefits at any point during the course of their workers’ comp claim.  Usually, this is done once a doctor has decided that the employee has reached MMI, or Maximum Medical Improvement, and is unlikely [Read More]
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