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Intentional Tort Exception to Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Claims

The law is clear that if you are injured on the job, you generally cannot bring a negligence claim based upon the actions of your employer or one of your co-employees. Instead, your remedy against your employer is limited to a Louisiana workers’ compensation claim, which pays for a portion of your lost wages, your

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Vices, Defects, and Ruin Under Louisiana Law

Property owners generally take care to make sure that their properties are kept up and free of dangerous defects that can hurt other people. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes people get hurt because property owners fail to undertake necessary maintenance or otherwise let their property fall into a state of disrepair. Thankfully,

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What Should I Do If I’ve Gotten Hurt at Work in Louisiana?

People spend a significant portion of their lives at work. While jobs can be incredibly rewarding, the amount of time spent at work increases the chances of an on the job accident. These are some tips to keep in mind if you’ve gotten hurt at work. Tips If You Have Been Hurt at Work in Louisiana 1.

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Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates to Decrease

Louisiana workers’ compensation insurance rates will decrease by 2.4 percent in 2015, effective May 1 of this year. This will mark the second year in a row that rates have fallen. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon explained how the current rates compared to those from prior years: “Companies today are paying half as much for the same

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