1. Louisiana Workers Compensation Laws Differ Than Other States in Some Ways

    Workers’ Compensation in Louisiana   If you are hurt on the job in Louisiana, unable to work due to the injury, and if your injury is covered by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act, your employer and its workers’ compensation insurer are obligated to pay indemnity benefits, necessary and reasonable related medical bills, travel expenses and vocational rehabilitation benefits.   Wor…Read More

  2. More People Are Likely To Die From Opioid Overdose Than Car Accident

    Opioid Overdose Exceeds Car Accidents For the first time ever, Americans are more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle crash, according to a new report from the National Safety Council. Car crashes were higher than drug overdoses for decades. Both are preventable injuries. The group calculates that the chance of dying from an opioid overdose has increased to 1 i…Read More

  3. Louisiana Car Accident Law Statute Codifies Personal Injury Law

    Louisiana Personal Injury; Torts In Louisiana law, all torts arise from Louisiana Civil Code 2315 which states, “Every act whatever of man that causes damage to another obliges him by whose fault it happened to repair it.”  This is called a Tort. A tort is an act or omission that gives rise to injury or harm to another and amounts to a civil wrong for which courts impose liability. In the con…Read More