How A Workers Compensation Lawyer Can Help You

Worker with sprained ankle on floor

Workers Compensation Can Help The workers compensation system can assist you in replacing lost wages and providing medical care if you’ve been injured on the job or been made sick by conditions in your workplace. In some situations, you can also collect permanent disability compensation. While these benefits have been set up to take care …

4 Mistakes That Can Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation protects employees in the United States from financial hardship in the event of a job-related injury. Unfortunately, profit-minded insurance companies often deny claims, and dishonest employers sometimes argue that injured employees are not entitled to compensation. Recovering a fair payout after a workplace injury is a legally complicated endeavor. Several factors will affect …

What Types of Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover? Gulfport Accident Lawyer Explains

Workplace injuries have far-reaching effects. In addition to the immediate pain, victims may not be able to earn an income for several weeks or months after their accidents. Some can never return to work, and they face exorbitant health-care bills. When people die while performing job-related duties, their families may face insurmountable debt. Unfortunately, these …

Mobile Personal-Injury Lawyer Discusses 4 Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Mobile Personal-Injury Lawyer Discusses 4 Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Many employees know that workers’ compensation can provide financial relief if they suffer injuries on the job, but what benefits does workers’ comp offer? According to the Alabama Department of Labor, workers’ compensation can pay for medical and rehabilitation bills, expenses related to a disability, and lost wages. You may also be entitled to damages …

Workplace Injuries and Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law

Workplace Injuries and Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law

Under Louisiana law, employees 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.  Louisiana requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance.   Under this system, most reasonable and necessary medical expenses are covered.  These expenses can include …

Workers’ Compensation Medical Care for Personal Injuries on the Job

Workers’ Compensation Medical Care for Personal Injuries on the Job

How Do I Qualify to Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits for My Personal Injury? Under Louisiana law, employees 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.  The state requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance.   Under …

Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Benefits

  Unemployment insurance is a state-administered program to provide temporary financial benefits to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own, i.e. those who have been laid off or otherwise terminated without cause.  Former employees of eligible employers must meet certain requirements of the Louisiana Employment Security Law in order to file a …

Discretionary Function and Accidents with Mississippi Government Employees

Discretionary Function and Accidents with Mississippi Government Employees

  Personal injuries involving Mississippi government employees The Mississippi Tort Claims Act grants governmental entities special privileges when an employee’s negligence causes harm to others. Miss. Code Ann. § 11-46-9 (Rev. 2002). One such law provides that governmental entities in Mississippi shall not be responsible for the harms that an entity causes if the conduct …