How Are Indemnity Benefits Paid?

How Are Indemnity Benefits Paid?

If you are an employee who has recently suffered an injury while at work, you may be entitled to weekly and/or monthly indemnity benefits if your injury prevents you from returning to work for seven days or more. No compensation benefits will be paid for the first...
Myths About Workers Compensation

Myths About Workers Compensation

Maybe you have recently been injured in a workplace accident, or perhaps you’ve been exposed to toxic chemicals while at work, or your condition could even be the result of an employment-related illness, like carpal tunnel syndrome. In any of these situations, you may...
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...