What to Know if You Get Injured While Visiting New Orleans

What to Know if You Get Injured While Visiting New Orleans

New Orleans is known as The City of Festivals, and with good reason. No matter what you are seeking, you will find it – from creepy ghost and swamp tours to wild parties and endless fun. Not only is it home to Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street, but also to delicious...
What Happens If I’m Injured at a Casino?

What Happens If I’m Injured at a Casino?

Casinos are a magical place free of kids, work and responsibilities. The last thing one would expect to do while enjoying their time at a casino is injure themselves while trying to win a jackpot. Unfortunately, though, it is still a possibility, as injuries can...
What to Do After a Work Injury

What to Do After a Work Injury

Getting injured at work can put a serious dent in your day-to-day life. You should be aware of the various facets of workers’ compensation and the benefits you are entitled to. So, what should be your first order of business when you are injured at work? Who should...
How Safety Programs Can Decrease Workplace Accidents

How Safety Programs Can Decrease Workplace Accidents

No safety, know pain. In 2016, over 5,100 workers from across the nation were killed on the job, and over 2.9 million workers endured non-fatal injuries. In Louisiana alone, there were 95 fatalities and 35,000 non-fatal injuries. The state has the sixth highest rate...
Your Guide to Workers’ Compensation Lawsuits

Your Guide to Workers’ Compensation Lawsuits

If you have ever suffered a serious work injury, you’re probably familiar with workers’ compensation. For those of you who aren’t, workers’ compensation is insurance provided by an employer that reimburses an injured worker for getting hurt while on the job. Most...

Be Prepared for an Independent Medical Exam

When you file for workers’ compensation, you may be asked to submit to an independent medical exam, or IME. This is basically a second medical opinion, which might contradict your doctor’s assessment of your injury. If you need surgery, or long-term disability, an IME...