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If I Am Injured at Work, How Soon Should I Tell My Employer, and What Is the Best Way to Tell Them?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

If you experience an injury or illness while at work, you could be eligible for workers’ compensation, but you need to act promptly to ensure that you receive the benefits you deserve. Unfortunately, many work injuries go unreported, and workers will pay out of pocket for an injury that their company’s insurance should cover…. Read More »

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burn injury

How Much Is My Burn Injury Claim Worth in Louisiana

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Burn injuries are often some of the most physically scarring and emotionally traumatizing injuries a victim can experience. They leave most victims disfigured and can lead to fatal complications. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 180,000 deaths occur annually as a result of burn injuries, with the majority of burns being sustained… Read More »

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Report: New Construction Companies Make Up Bulk of Comp Claims

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

According to recent data collected from workers’ compensation claims filed over the last ten years, 75% of claims paid outcome from construction companies that have been in business for less than four years. Further findings from the report found that: New employees represent 33% of claims and are at greater risk of sustaining an… Read More »

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Covering Future Medical Treatments with Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

With the advent of COVID-19 and the ensuing government shutdown, workers’ compensation claims decreased by 7% in 2020. With a now recovering economy and people returning to work, the probability for an increase in claims is high. Consequently, it’s vital to understand how workers’ compensation works and what you are entitled to in terms… Read More »

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crush injury

What Is The Long-term Effect Of A Crush Injury?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Crush injuries can leave victims with serious long-term injuries, some of which they may never fully recover from. Crush injuries are incredibly serious and are often fatal, so you need to know the causes of these injuries and the long-term ramifications of suffering from them. In this blog, you’ll learn all about the technical… Read More »

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workers fatigue

Workplace Injuries Due to Workers Fatigue

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

What is Workers Fatigue? We’ve all had days when fatigue affects our work. We might nod off while staring at the computer or take a coffee break every few hours. While fatigue in the workplace is normal, in certain workplace settings, it can also be dangerous. In positions that require physical labor, long shifts,… Read More »

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electrocution

Electrocutions and Construction Accidents in Louisiana

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When you work on a construction site or near power sources, there’s an ever-present risk of electrocution. You could be severely injured or killed in the split second it takes for electricity to course through your body. Even the lowest level of electrical exposure can cause severe injuries like burns and internal organ damage…. Read More »

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work-related knee injury

What Types of Knee Injuries Can Happen at Work?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Knee injuries can easily happen at work, either as a result of repetitive motion or a sudden accident, like a slip and fall. These injuries cost time away from work and are extremely painful and debilitating, often taking a long time to heal. The knee is the second most commonly injured body part that… Read More »

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farm accident

Were You Hurt In A Farming Accident In Mississippi?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

The farming industry and agricultural workers are a crucial part of our economy. The crops they produce are necessary to sustain our society. The work put into farming is some of the most physically challenging work a person can do. Unfortunately, farming and agriculture are also some of the most dangerous industries to work… Read More »

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carpal tunnel

Carpal Tunnel in Mississippi Workers’ Comp

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Carpal tunnel syndrome (often abbreviated CTS) is an incredibly common injury, and if you develop the ailment while at work, you should receive workers’ compensation. Numerous office workers experience carpal tunnel syndrome because of long hours at their desks, but working a desk job is not the only cause. If you are currently suffering… Read More »

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