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What Is Maximum Medical Improvement?

What Is Maximum Medical Improvement?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Maximum Medical Improvement, also known as MMI, is a term generally used regarding workers’ compensation cases. When you are injured on the job, you have a right to file for workers’ compensation benefits which can help cover the cost of medical expenses and missed wages. However, the type of wage replacement benefits you receive… Read More »

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Car Accidents At Work: Your Rights Under Workers’ Comp

Car Accidents At Work: Your Rights Under Workers’ Comp

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

If you drive a vehicle for work, you may have questions about your rights regarding workers’ compensation if an accident occurs. Generally, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that allows workers injured on the job to receive benefits for their medical expenses and loss of income. However, there can be concerns about whether or… Read More »

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Do You Have Hearing Loss Due to Noise at Your Workplace?

Do You Have Hearing Loss Due to Noise at Your Workplace?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Numerous Louisiana employees work in noisy environments. Professional industries such as construction, farming, manufacturing, bartending, and other professions pose a serious risk to employees’ hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss is a condition in which a person’s inner ear is damaged from loud noises. According to the Center for Disease Control, over 10 million Americans under… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Slip, trip, and fall injuries can happen anywhere, so it’s no surprise that these injuries often occur while at work. Every year, there are almost $70 billion in workers’ compensation claims and expenses associated with slip, trip, and fall injuries. Additionally, one-third of workplace injuries occur from falls, and they’re one of the main… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Manufacturing Work Injuries

What Are the Most Common Manufacturing Work Injuries?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workplace accidents can happen no matter what industry you work in. However, some industries are more dangerous than others. Factory workers in the manufacturing industry, for example, are commonly at high risk for suffering severe and even fatal injuries. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), over 13 million manufacturing… Read More »

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How Common Are Maritime Worker Injuries

How Common Are Maritime Worker Injuries?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Marine transportation workers, also known as maritime workers, are vital to our economy. However, they often don’t get as much attention as other transportation workers that ship goods and materials—such as commercial truck drivers—but maritime work is just as important. Unfortunately, marine transportation is often more dangerous and can result in severe injuries and… Read More »

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Common Workplace Injuries During the Holiday Season

Common Workplace Injuries During the Holiday Season

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Every year, the fall and winter months bring several enjoyable holidays, but the holiday season brings both joy and an increased risk of injury, especially at work. Numerous businesses across various industries struggle with meeting a greater demand for different products, and warehouse and manufacturing workers often have a sharp increase in physical demands…. Read More »

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Can My Workers’ Comp Case Be Reopened

Can My Workers’ Comp Case Be Reopened?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

This article isn’t designed to give you false hope about the viability of reopening a workers’ compensation case. It is extremely difficult to reopen a case that has closed. However, there are some circumstances in which it may be possible. Why would you want to reopen your case? The entire workers’ compensation process may… Read More »

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The Differences Between a Jones Act Claim and a Workers Comp Claim

The Differences Between a Jones Act Claim and a Workers Comp Claim

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Anyone who works in Louisiana’s maritime industry should know about the Jones Act. It’s a federal rule that gives sailors and seafaring workers the right to sue their employers for negligence under certain circumstances. The Jones Act was designed to protect some types of water-based workers from the perils of unseaworthy boats and unsafe… Read More »

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What is the role of the treating doctor in a Workers’ Compensation claim?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workers’ compensation is an essential part of physically and financially recovering from a workplace injury. One aspect of receiving compensation that is often overlooked is the importance of your treating doctor. Your treating doctor, also known as your attending physician, is the person who’s primarily responsible for treating your injuries. You need a doctor… Read More »

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