Workers’ Compensation Claim Checklist
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on February 15, 2017If you are hurt in a workplace accident, you have 30 days from the date of the injury to file a workers’ compensation claim or run the risk of losing your benefits. This can be a complex process, however, and it will take a lot of steps for your claim to be approved. What to Do Here are the things you will need to do to obtain workers compensation.
- After you file your report, make sure you get a copy of it from your employer. This will be extremely important should any sort of dispute arise over your claim because it will provide the evidence you need to not only show the date of the acc... Read more
What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on February 1, 2017Whether you work in an oilfield or simply have an office job, there is always the risk of a workplace injury. If this happens, you will be entitled to receive certain benefits under the Louisiana workers’ compensation program. Here is some information on how the program works and the types of benefits you may be able to obtain. How It Works If you suffer an injury or a workplace-related illness, you will first need to report the problem to your employer. Even if... Read more