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Construction Workers and Transport Employees Face High Risk of Traumatic Spinal Injuries

Posted on : October 6, 2018
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If you already work in the construction field, you know you are at risk of suffering severe injuries because of the dangerous nature of your job. But it turns out that the risk of some of the most serious types of injuries may be facing you, making it impossible for you to go back to [Read More]
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What Older Workers Need to Know About Workers’ Comp Claims

Posted on : September 4, 2018
Workers of all ages can suffer a workplace illness or accident that could render them unable to return to work for a short period of time or over the long run. All of these employees deserve to have the insight provided by an experienced workers’ compensation claim attorney. Although it might seem as though workers’ [Read More]
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In Need Of A CLE?

Posted on : August 9, 2018
Come Join Me! Our attorneys have conducted several instruction sessions for other attorneys and other professionals in the business of workers’ compensation in Louisiana.  This is a great live seminar. https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/79890ER Steve Wanko 19295 N. Third St, Suite 1 Covington, Louisiana (985) 893-6530 (985) 888-8683 direct (985) 888-8682 fax www.wankolawfirm.com
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Louisiana Workers Comp Blog Interviews Our Very Own Steve Wanko

Posted on : August 3, 2018
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The Louisiana Comp Blog Interviews Steve Wanko and discusses Plaintiff Perspective and Legislative Issues. Tune in to the latest Louisiana Comp Blog to gain insight on how Steve Wanko left the insurance defense side behind to focus on his true calling, helping those seeking assistance and defense for Workers’ Comp Claims and much more. Read [Read More]
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Common Louisiana Workplace Accidents

Posted on : July 24, 2018
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Workplace injuries can have a devastating impact on your relationships, your quality of life and your career. An unanticipated accident that occurs on the job could also threaten the financial security of your family. Sadly, workplace fatalities and injuries happen far more often than many people realize in Louisiana. On a national level, more than [Read More]
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Louisiana Workers Might Be At Risk Of Injuries In These Jobs

Posted on : July 12, 2018
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Do you know whether or not your industry has a higher than average chance of serious injuries? Most people recognize the basic dangers in their job but don’t realize just how many injuries are present every single day. The government keeps track of the kinds of injuries and most common industries for which these are [Read More]
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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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