What Is Maximum Medical Improvement?

What Is Maximum Medical Improvement?

“Maximum Medical Improvement,” or “MMI” for short, means that an injured employee has reached a state where his or her condition cannot be improved any further, or a point where a treatment plateau in a person’s healing has been reached. It could either mean that the...
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...