Category page: Workers’ Compensation

Most people who get hurt at work file a workers’ compensation claim. If their claim is approved, they’ll start receiving replacement wage benefits in a week or two. They’ll also receive ample medical treatment for their injuries. In fact, under the law in Louisiana, you really can’t sue your employer […]

More people are telecommuting and working from home than ever before. Recent polls show that as many as 25% of all emploWork from Homeyees in the U.S. work from home. Even more work from home at least some of the time. So, it makes sense that people would wonder if […]

If you get injured on the job, you should expect to receive workers’ compensation. It wouldn’t be fair for you to have to suffer your injuries yourself. Your employer’s insurance should be responsible for your medical care. They should also pay your weekly replacement wages until you recover from your injuries. […]

Nobody wakes up in the morning and decides they’re going to get hurt at work. Sure, some people do intentionally fall at work to get compensation. But for the most part, workplace accidents are just that – accidents. Most people only have a vague idea of how workers’ comp works in Louisiana. […]

Imagine getting compensated for a work injury that you might be partially responsible for. It’s the law we’re talking about here. In every state except Texas, employers are required to protect their employees through workers’ compensation insurance. That means if you’re injured on the job, you’re entitled to certain benefits […]