Tag Archives: workplace accident
Common Foot and Ankle Work Injuries and How You Can Seek Compensation
The feet are some of the hardest-working parts of the human body. They carry us wherever we need to go and hold our weight as well as any load we carry throughout our day. In addition to being extremely important, our feet are some of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies as well. … Read More »
What Are Louisiana Indemnity Benefits?
Being injured or becoming ill on the job can be scary for many workers who entirely rely on their income to survive. If you have to miss days and weeks, or even months of work while recovering, you might wonder how you will pay for your expenses. Luckily, there is something called indemnity benefits,… Read More »
What Should I Do If My Workers’ Comp Benefits Are Not Getting Authorized?
Workers’ compensation was created for the purpose of helping you pay for medical expenses in the event that you are injured on the job. Workplace injuries can be quite serious and almost always require some kind of medical treatment which will certainly be expensive, so receiving this compensation can save you from a world… Read More »
Injuries Caused By Defective Equipment
Many Louisiana jobs come with workplace hazards that can lead to employees suffering from serious injuries or illnesses. Jobs and work environments can become even more dangerous if employees use defective equipment. If you’re injured on the job due to defective equipment, you may have different legal options for receiving compensation for medical bills… Read More »
What Is the Coming and Going Rule in Workers’ Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is an important part of what makes employment in America unique. It’s not uncommon to get injured on the job. After all, we are all human and make mistakes. One momentary lapse in focus can potentially cause serious harm, depending on what you do for a living. Workers’ compensation isn’t exactly cut-and-dry,… Read More »
Broken Bone Injuries and Workers Compensation
Unfortunately, broken bones are common, and the average person will experience two of them in his or her lifetime. That works out to 6.8 million Americans who suffer a broken bone each year. In case you are wondering, a fracture is the same as a break, so we’ll use the terms interchangeably. Although some… Read More »
The Dangers of Occupational Dust Exposure
Dust can be incredibly dangerous for a worker’s health. Employees who breathe in different types of toxic dust may experience short and long-term health problems, including respiratory issues. Although employers are supposed to notify and protect employees from potential dust hazards, many fail to properly educate their employees about the different types of toxic… Read More »
Common Types of Factory Accidents
Factory work is labor-intensive and can be quite dangerous. Workers in these kinds of industrial settings are exposed to a number of hazardous materials and dangerous equipment on a daily basis. According to the Department of Labor, 5,333 workers died on the job in 2019. Though not all of those who died were factory… Read More »
Warehouse Worker Injuries
Warehouse workers perform a variety of tasks on a daily basis. Generally, these types of workers are considered laborers, and they primarily perform tasks related to stock and inventory. This can include loading and unloading shipments, moving items around the warehouse, managing inventory, labeling and packaging items, breaking down bulk materials, and operating heavy… Read More »
Can I File For Unemployment While Pursuing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If you experience a workplace injury, you may be out of work for an extended period as you heal. You may even have permanent disabilities that limit the amount of money you can make. Workers’ compensation is critical for receiving damages for medical bills and lost wages after experiencing a workplace accident. Those who… Read More »