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The 3 Different Types of Doctors You’ll See When You File Workers’ Comp

Posted on : December 9, 2015
Being injured at work is a life-changing experience, and for many it can be even more challenging to navigate through the Louisiana workers’ compensation system. One of the most frustrating aspects for employees is having to see so many different doctors for what seems like the same thing. Here’s what you need to know about [Read More]
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Can You Choose Your Own Workers’ Compensation Doctor?

Posted on : November 16, 2015
One of the most important things after being injured at work is finding a good doctor. However, determining which doctor you can see and what benefits are covered can be challenging. Can you choose your own workers’ comp doctor, or does the insurance company or your employer have to choose for you? Louisiana Law   [Read More]
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What Is Occupational Disease & Is It Compensable?

Posted on : October 20, 2015
There are many different ways an employee can be injured on the job. Most people think a work-related injury is the result of an on-the-job accident. However, other issues can arise at work that cause an employee to become harmed and unable to work, such as occupational diseases. What are occupational diseases and are they [Read More]
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5 of Last Year's Strangest Workers' Comp Cases

Posted on : September 9, 2015
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Workers’ compensation cases can be fairly straightforward, or they can be difficult. Others are just outright strange. Here are 5 of the oddest workers’ comp cases in 2014. 1. Physician’s Assistant Compensated for PTSD After Being Threatened in the OR by a Surgeon The Workers’ Compensation Board in New York determined that a physician’s assistant [Read More]
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5 Future Obstacles For Workers' Compensation

Posted on : June 1, 2015
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Workers’ compensation is essential for many individuals who are injured on the job. However, today’s changing workforce could potentially have a negative impact on workers’ comp in the future. Here are five future obstacles for workers’ compensation, and what steps to take if you’ve been injured on the job. 1. Abuse of Opiate Drugs Joseph Paduda, principal [Read More]
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How Important is the Accident Report in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted on : May 24, 2015
The accident report is a necessary component of any workers’ compensation claim, but exactly how important is it? What happens when there are mistakes on the accident report, or the report doesn’t line up with what doctors say about your injuries? Here’s what you need to know about the accident report and how it can [Read More]
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Will Sitting On the Job Cause a Work Injury?

Posted on : May 4, 2015
There is a large number of people who spend the day sitting at work. Whether driving a company vehicle or working on a computer, sitting is an inevitable part of the work day for many. Sitting can actually put you at a higher risk for work-related injuries. Here’s what you need to know about sitting on [Read More]
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Your Most Common Workers' Comp Questions Answered

Posted on : April 26, 2015
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Workers’ compensation is an excellent way to get reimbursed for medical expenses and lost wages relating to an on-the-job accident. However, claiming workers’ comp is much more challenging than it sounds. Here are your five most common workers’ compensation questions answered, and what to do if you or a loved one are injured at work. 1. [Read More]
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How to Prevent Back Injuries When Lifting At Work

Posted on : April 14, 2015
Back injuries are one of the most common types of on-the-job injuries. They can be caused by a variety of situations, and they occur most frequently when lifting heavy objects like boxes or equipment. Learn how to prevent or reduce the chances of sustaining a back injury at work, as well as what to do in [Read More]
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What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation

Posted on : March 12, 2015
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Work accidents are common in Louisiana, especially in industrial establishments. However, work injuries can be particularly devastating and may cause financial distress due to related medical expenses and lost time from work. If you or a loved one have been injured while on the job, here’s what you need to know about workers’ compensation. 1. [Read More]
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