When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin's heart stopped during a recent Monday-night football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, millions of people received a shocking reminder of the danger that professional football players face when they step out onto the field. Many of us were riveted by the...
Workers with pre-existing conditions can still collect workers’ compensation benefits in Louisiana.
How to get by while waiting for your first workers’ compensation wage benefits to arrive.
Louisiana has great job opportunities and attracts workers from all over the region. Many people commute to jobs in the state every morning from their homes in Gulfport, Picayune, Poplarville, and other Mississippi cities and towns. These employees will be relieved to know that if they’re injured on the job here, they’ll be covered by Louisiana’s Worker’s Compensation program.
There’s no good time to find yourself injured in a workplace accident, but the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day might be the worst. Injuries of any kind can keep us sidelined when everyone else is having fun, and workplace injuries in particular add a layer of worry that can make even the merriest season look bleak. A few proactive steps can help turn things around, however, and put you back in the mix of family and friends. Read on for a mini survival guide for dealing with a workplace injury during the holidays.