How Work-Related Injuries Can Affect Your Pay

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR 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…

Compensation Doctor

Read Time: 2.5 minutes TL;DR Although your employer or insurance provider may recommend a treating physician for your workers’ compensation case, you have the right to and should choose your own doctor. Always check that the doctor you choose is willing to treat work-related injuries. Choose a physician that specializes in treating your type of…

SSD Benefits

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR Your Social Security Disability benefits may be cut off if you find employment and your income reaches above a certain threshold. It’s possible to work for a period of 9 months without affecting your SSDI status. This grace period is offered despite the amount that you earn. You may be re-evaluated…

Workers Compensation advice

Read Time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR The benefits received from workers’ compensation depend on the severity of the injuries sustained, as well as the proceeding recovery period. Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) benefits are minimal benefits provided if you have sustained serious injuries that resulted in disfigurement, even if you did not miss work. If you earn…

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