What Should I Do When My Employer Wants Me To See Their Doctor?

Whenever you have an ongoing workers’ compensation claim, one of the most important things you need to decide is which doctor will handle your treatment. Your doctor makes several important decisions throughout the course of…

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Am I Covered Under The State Of Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act Or The Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act?

Most employees injured while working in the State of Louisiana will be covered for workers’ compensation benefits under either the State of Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act (La. R.S. 23:1021 et seq.) or the federal Longshore…

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A Look Into Social Security Disability, Claims, And Benefits

Statutory Definition B Section 223 of the Social Security Act, Title 42 U.S.C. § 423: (d)(1) The term disability means:  (A) the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically…

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Corey Fitzpatrick Nominated As A Top Lawyer In Workers’ Comp

Since Corey began practicing in 2005, the workers’ compensation laws have changed significantly.  There are more changes coming as insurance companies put more emphasis on value-based care. The Louisiana Medical Treatment Guidelines are constantly being…

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