There are two types of benefits an injured worker is entitled to under the Louisiana workers’ compensation laws. There are indemnity benefits, designed to provide the injured worker with a periodic check to partially replace his earnings during his disability. The employer is also liable for the injured worker’s medical treatment.
While workers’ comp seems like it should be a do-it-yourself project,
it is unfortunately one of those complicated areas of insurance that can
lead to a denial of a claim which, while legitimate, perhaps did not get
communicated correctly to the workers’ comp adjuster.
Since a denial means loss of income, it is important to get it right
The purpose of workers’ compensation legislation is to ensure that employees are not reduced to poverty because of an occupational injury. Setting forth a solid basis for your claim will improve its chances of being approved. An experienced attorney can help.
If you having trouble getting temporary benefits instated, I can help with that as well.
Employee compensation laws are imperative in our highly-developed industrial community. Based on a compromise between business and labor, iI is a legacy that comes to us following long and hard-fought struggles by trade unions to provide an economic safety net for employees. We are fortunate to have inherited this legacy. Let’s get it to work for you.
If you're injured on the job, make sure you receive the care you deserve.
Call to discuss your workers' compensation claim.
For help with your workers’ compensation claim or appeal, call Errol Cormier at 337-237-2100.