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Stress and Anxiety and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

Stress and Anxiety and Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When discussing workers’ compensation, most people think of the physical injuries or illnesses they can sustain on the job that would result in them needing to file for benefits. However, mental health issues and stress can be just as much of a threat and require medical care and time off work. While many things… Read More »

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highway worker dangers

Louisiana Highway Workers at Risk for Serious Injury and Highway Worker Fatalities

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Suffice to say that highway workers and road construction crews have a very dangerous job. Not only is the work itself dangerous as workers must operate heavy machinery, but standing near a highway of fast-moving cars creates a unique hazard that can even be fatal.  Louisiana does have laws implemented to keep these workers… Read More »

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Pursuing a Lung Disease Workers’ Compensation Claim

Pursuing a Lung Disease Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

A healthy respiratory system is critical for a person’s overall well-being. Unfortunately, those working in certain industries often develop lung and respiratory diseases as a direct result of their work and work environment. If you develop lung disease or respiratory issues on the job in Louisiana, you need to file a workers’ compensation claim…. Read More »

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The Most Common Maritime Injury That Is Caused at Work in Louisiana

The Most Common Maritime Injury That Is Caused at Work in Louisiana

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Many different professions pose hazards for the workers within their respective industries. Maritime workers in Louisiana are among these dangerous professions. Due to the nature of their profession, these workers employed on one of Louisiana’s many inland ports and waterways are regularly exposed to working conditions that pose a serious risk to their health. … Read More »

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Is There Workers’ Compensation for Roofing Contractors?

Is There Workers’ Compensation for Roofing Contractors?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

It’s fairly common knowledge that construction jobs come with certain dangers and workplace hazards. In fact, according to The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, roofers have one of the highest rates of workplace injuries and illnesses of any occupation, as well as the highest rates of occupational fatalities.  There are several obvious reasons… Read More »

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Chemical Exposure and Workers’ Compensation in Louisiana

Chemical Exposure and Workers’ Compensation in Louisiana

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When a worker becomes ill due to exposure to toxic and hazardous chemicals in the workplace, they have a right to file a workers’ compensation claim. Chemical exposure can lead to severe health issues, many of which can result in long-term damage. So it’s essential for workers to successfully file a claim to ensure… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation For Truck Drivers

Workers’ Compensation For Truck Drivers

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

According to the FMCSA, there are 2,060 accidents every year involving semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other large commercial vehicles. In addition to potentially fatal car accidents, truck operators also regularly face occupational hazards that can cause serious physical harm. Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of death in the United States, so it only… Read More »

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Can I Get Workers' Compensation If I Suffered a Burn Injury at Work?

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Suffered a Burn Injury at Work?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Burn injuries are common in the workplace, especially in Mississippi. These injuries are incredibly painful, and they frequently require employees to undergo expensive medical treatments and take time away from work. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that there are around 20,100 workplace burn injuries every year that require employees to take a… Read More »

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What Happens If You Are Laid Off While Receiving Workers’ Compensation

What Happens If You Are Laid Off While Receiving Workers’ Compensation

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Receiving workers’ compensation benefits is extremely important for anyone who has sustained a workplace injury. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance most employers are required to carry that allows people to take time at home or in the hospital to recover without having to worry about their finances. Different injuries will have different… Read More »

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What Should I Do If My Workers’ Comp Benefits Are Not Getting Authorized?

What Should I Do If My Workers’ Comp Benefits Are Not Getting Authorized?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

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 »

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