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Who is Eligible for Compensation Under the Jones Act After a Workplace Injury?

Who is Eligible for Compensation Under the Jones Act After a Workplace Injury?

The maritime industry is central to both the economic and cultural growth of Louisiana. This means that lawmakers and the courts go to great lengths to protect the individuals who work hard in this industry. The Jones Act is one of these measures that goes toward protecting the rights and lives of mariners. What is […]

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Does Fault Play a Role in Workers’ Compensation Eligibility?

Does Fault Play a Role in Workers’ Compensation Eligibility?

Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to protect both employers and their employees in the event that someone is injured on the job.

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Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover Occupational Diseases?

Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover Occupational Diseases?

Workers’ compensation insurance aims to provide financial protection for both employees who sustain injuries on the job and their employers.

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What Benefits Might I Be Able to Recover in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What Benefits Might I Be Able to Recover in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

According to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, workers’ compensation benefits covered an average of 2,200 hospitalizations across the state annually between 2003 and 2012.

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5 Ways Employers Can Help Their Workers Avoid Car Accidents

5 Ways Employers Can Help Their Workers Avoid Car Accidents

In the state of Louisiana, most employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance to their employees.

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What Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

What Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Work-related injuries happen in every profession. Some occur suddenly due to unexpected accidents; others develop over time due to repetitive movements or exposure to harmful substances.

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