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  • How to Recover Compensation for an Injury at Sea

    Individuals who work on or around the sea are considered seamen, and seamen are not able to file workers compensation claims when they suffer injuries at sea. Fortunately, maritime laws are federally regulated, and injured seamen do have opportunities to recover compensation for the injuries they en...
  • Understanding the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Ac

    The majority of workers in Louisiana who suffer a work injury will be entitled to workers compensation benefits through their employer’s work comp insurance provider. But the state’s workers comp rules and regulations are different from those associated with the Longshore and Harbor Wo...
  • How to Build a Successful Car Accident Claim

    Making the decision to file a car accident claim can be challenging, especially when you are dealing with physical injuries. Heading to court when you’re still recuperating can seem overwhelming, but when you have an experienced car accident lawyer in Louisiana by your side, you will be able t...
  • What Makes a Ship Unseaworthy?

    Seamen who are injured at work aren’t able to obtain your run-of-the-mill workers compensation benefits. Instead, seamen who suffer an injury are only able to recover damages under the Jones Act and federal maritime law. Continue reading to learn more about the Jones Act and maritime law as it...