What If The Work-Related Injury Was My Fault?

What If The Work-Related Injury Was My Fault?

So many Louisiana workers never get the help they need from workers’ compensation because they believe their injuries were their own fault. If you were hurt on the job and feel the accident was your fault, then don’t worry – you’re not alone. A lot...
Where Did Workers’ Compensation Come From?

Where Did Workers’ Compensation Come From?

Though Workers’ Compensation Insurance may seem like an entirely modern construct, you may be surprised to learn its roots trace back to ancient Sumer (present-day Iraq). According to Gregory Guyton’s A Brief History of Workers’ Compensation, in 2050 B.C., the ancient...
How Long Does Workers Compensation Last?

How Long Does Workers Compensation Last?

If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably wondering what kind of benefits you’ll receive. As part of a typical workers’ compensation claim, in general, injured employees are entitled to four different kinds of benefits: Weekly...
Who Is Covered By Workers’ Compensation Law?

Who Is Covered By Workers’ Compensation Law?

Workers’ compensation is a legal remedy whereby an employee who is injured on the job may be entitled to certain benefits. The benefits can include medical care for the injury, indemnity wage benefits, vocational rehabilitation services, or death benefits. These...