Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Law: How are They Different?

Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Law: How are They Different?

People often confuse personal injury claims with workers’ compensation claims. There are meaningful differences between personal injury cases and those that qualify as workers’ compensation. Yet few people outside of attorneys understand these distinctions. Workers’ compensation insurance covers certain injuries while other forms of insurance can cover other injuries unrelated to work, if insurance will […]

Don’t Let On the Job Injuries Ruin Your New Year

One of the worst ways to ring in a new year is with an on-the-job injury, but an even worse way would be not getting the workers’ compensation you deserve for this injury. Injuring yourself on the job or suffering from an occupational illness could mean you don’t receive a paycheck for weeks, months, or […]

5 Myths About Personal Injury Claims

If you’ve been injured in a vehicle accident, suffered a slip and fall, or been injured in another way as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may hesitate to contact Louisiana personal injury attorneys to file a claim. Many myths surround this type of case, so you may not have the facts you need […]

10 Facts about Slip and Fall Accidents in LA

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types suffered by Louisianans. These types of accidents cause a lot of insurance claims every year and can happen almost anywhere. In some cases, people need to use the services of Louisiana slip and fall attorneys for serious injuries and other damages. 5 Facts You […]

What Compensation Can You Get for Lost Work Hours After an Accident?

When you’ve been hurt in an accident, it’s common to receive compensation for medical treatment and pain and suffering. However, if your injuries prevent you from working, you could also be entitled to reimbursement for lost wages. This not only includes your normal salary, but also any other financial compensation you regularly receive from your […]

69% of Workplace Injuries Go Unreported in U.S.

The report also states that over 510,000 workers lives are now safer due to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), passed in 1970. Despite increased safety regulations, over 150 workers in the United States die every day. These are the result of on-the-job accidents or occupationally-transmitted diseases. Additionally, 3.8 million workplace injuries are reported. […]

 

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