While on the job injuries and fatalities are on a downward swing post-pandemic, it is easy to assume that this number will be back on the rise as people return to working full time away from home. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 2.8 million+ non fatal workplace injuries each year…

Non fatal on-the-job injuries cause physical, emotional, and financial pain to over two and a half million Americans a year [Source: https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/osh.pdf] While many people understand that if they have been involved in an on the job injury, they are entitled to compensation, but they typically don’t know where to start. Fear of retaliation by…

There are few things in the world as stressful as having an injury that sidelines you from work, family, and fun. Besides the pain itself, the inability to create income piles on an additional layer of difficulty. Employees are often afraid of retaliation from employers and frequently do not report injuries that end up worsening…

When you see advertising for personal injury attorneys, you often see the “face” of the firm owner, who is typically an attorney with years of name recognition, practice, and experience. What you don’t see is that when you pick up the phone and call their firm, the likelihood of that person touching your case is…

On the job injuries happen just about every day in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov) reported nearly 1.2 million non fatal and nearly 5,000 fatal accidents for 2020. While these numbers are part of a larger trend toward safe practices and are generally moving in the right direction, a worker…

As if it isn’t enough that your yard is a wreck, you have downed power lines, your roof is leaking, and you may have lost trees or limbs, there are still certain opportunistic businesses, and more typically, individuals who swarm down on their victims mere days after a storm that causes hurricane damage. Some estimates…

I am sure you have received countless messages from other organizations and businesses about changes in day-to-day operations in light of the governor and federal government’s response to the spread of COVID-19. We, like you, are in uncharted territory right now as we rearrange schedules and take this crisis day by day.  The safety of…

Have you been injured on the job and are now considering calling an attorney who specializes in Workers’ Compensation? Many people have a hard time finding an attorney with the level of experience necessary to successfully get representation for a Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Claim. One common mistake that people make is to respond to advertisements…

If you get injured on the job, you may be faced with the tough decision of accepting workers’ compensation benefits over a settlement or lump sum. No matter where you are in the claims process, it’s important to speak with a qualified workers’ compensation attorney to help evaluate and negotiate your claim settlement. The length…

Under Louisiana law, workers who suffer injuries in the workplace while performing their job duties have the right to medical care—regardless of whether they have been temporarily or permanently injured. Injuries covered by workers’ compensation include a specific, one-time accident or occupational injuries caused by repetitive motions or repeated exposure to harmful conditions. Workers’ compensation…

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