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What Rights Does an Injured Worker Have?

Posted on : December 26, 2016
Louisiana Workers Compensation Attorney
No matter what kind of work injury you sustained, you have certain rights that cannot be breached after an accident. Know your rights before getting involved in a workers’ compensation claim to ensure the process is smooth. You Have the Right to Choose Your Doctor   Many people don’t know this, but you can choose your doctor [Read More]
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Is Depression Compensable Under Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on : November 19, 2016
Workers’ compensation typically insures work-related injuries, which many people believe to be only physical injuries. However, workers’ comp can also include mental issues caused by the work environment. Eligible depression sufferers may be able to assert that their employment caused their depressive state or aggravated a preexisting condition. Clinical Depression May be Compensable There was a time when workers [Read More]
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Louisiana Workers Comp Claims Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Posted on : November 5, 2016
Workers injured on the job often have many questions about what will happen next. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions at our firm:   Question: What is the Statute of Limitations for a Louisiana Workers’ Comp Claim?   Reply: The time limit may be between one and three years, depending [Read More]
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Top 7 Mistakes Employees Make After a Work Related Accident

Posted on : September 13, 2016
Louisiana Workers Compensation Lawyer
Being injured at work is a frightening experience, and what you do next has a significant impact on your ability to collect workers’ compensation benefits later on down the road. Make sure to avoid these critical mistakes that many employees make so you can have the best chance at obtaining the maximum benefits that may be [Read More]
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The Importance of Proper Lifting Techniques

Posted on : August 23, 2016
Proper lifting techniques are essential to keeping your back healthy and functioning well in a work environment where lifting is a primary component of the job. If you fail to exercise proper lifting techniques, your chances of sustaining a back injury are much higher. Here’s what you need to know about how to lift safely [Read More]
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5 Ways to Prevent Office Injuries

Posted on : July 13, 2016
While you may not think about an office being a work environment where injuries are likely to occur, the truth is that over time, it’s not uncommon for office workers to develop serious and debilitating medical conditions and injuries. Here are 5 ways to prevent office injuries and what to do if you or a [Read More]
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Common Injuries Caused by Falls at Work

Posted on : June 16, 2016
Louisiana Workers Compensation Lawyer
Falls are one of the most frequently seen accidents in the workplace, across several different types of industries. Falls are usually moderate to severe, and can lead to debilitating injuries and even death. Here are some of the more common injuries that result from work-related falls, such as from roofs or scaffolding, and how to [Read More]
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Top Mistakes Made by Injured Workers

Posted on : May 18, 2016
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Injured workers are only human and may make mistakes, especially in light of their injuries and unfamiliarity with the workers’ compensation process in Louisiana. However, some mistakes can cost an injured worker his or her workers’ comp benefits or even the job itself. Here are the top mistakes made by injured workers and what to [Read More]
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How to Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries at Work

Posted on : April 10, 2016
RSIs, or repetitive stress injuries, account for 1 in 4 work injuries, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to OSHA. Preventing RSIs is key to keeping employees healthy and injury free. Contrary to popular belief, this is not difficult to do. Here’s how you can reduce the chances of receiving a repetitive [Read More]
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Your Employers' Responsibility to Prevent Work Injuries

Posted on : March 13, 2016
Louisiana Work Injury Lawyer
Employers have a responsibility to prevent work injuries whenever possible by maintaining a hazard-free work place. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) places guidelines that employers must follow in order to prevent and report worker injuries. Here’s what you need to know about your employers’ responsibilities regarding the prevention of on-the-job injuries.   OSHA Guidelines   [Read More]
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