Compensation Claims in Louisiana
Don’t risk losing the compensation you deserve!
Workers’ compensation claims can be complex and frustrating, especially without the proper legal support on your side. Whether you have just been injured and want to make sure your start the claims process correctly, or have been denied compensation from your employer, our firm is prepared to guide you through this difficult time.
Founding attorney Joseph H. Jolissaint understands all the complexities of workers’ compensation law and can carefully review each detail of your case. As a dedicated Baton Rouge injury attorney, he is well-versed in handling denied compensation claims and other related matters.
When you are concerned about obtaining the benefits and support you need after a serious workplace injury, you can call on our firm for reliable service.
The Process of Filing a Claim
Many people get confused about how the workers’ compensation system works. If you suffered a serious injury, you should first seek immediate medical attention. Once you have been treated, you should inform your employer of your injury as soon as possible so that they can’t deny your claim in the future. There is a limited amount of time for you to file a claim, making it crucial that you report your injury promptly.
You may be entitled to the following benefits when you file a claim:
- Medical care
- Disability compensation
- Rehabilitation support
- Other expenses
If you lost a spouse or loved one due to a workplace accident, you may be entitled to benefits as well. You will need to fill out a claims form through your employer, however, if they refuse to cooperate, you may have to speak with your local workers’ comp office. If this happens to you, our firm is ready to step in and provide compassionate counsel.
Regardless if your employer cooperates with you or not, our Baton Rouge attorney can provide the guidance, support, and representation you need during this challenging time.