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Get Personnel records Get wage records Inquire about knowledge of any pre-existing conditions for potential second injury relief and/or non-job cause of disability Inquire about facts of accident and any witnesses Inquire about job description and duties Inquire about claimant’s standing with insured just prior to alleged accident (was employee about to be fired or [Read More…]
Prior to September 12, 1980 7.00% September 12, 1980 – September 10, 1981 10.00% September 11, 1981 – December 31, 1987 12.00% January 1, 1988 – December 31, 1988 9.75% January 1, 1989 – December 31, 1989 11.50% January 1, 1990 – December 31, 1990 11.50% January 1, 1991 – December 31, 1991 11.00% January [Read More…]
IMPORTANT NOTICE NEW MAX – MIN COMPENSATION RATES The new maximum and minimum Louisiana Workers’ Compensation rates are as follows: For accidents occurring: September 1, 2016 — August 31, 2017* MAX: $657.00 MIN: $175.00 *The rates are determined based upon the statewide average weekly wage of $876.00 in accordance with LSA-R.S. 23:1202. Claimant travel mileage [Read More…]
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You have the right to choose your own doctor! When you are injured at work or become sick because of something that happened at work, the law gives you the right to choose your own doctor in any field or specialty of medicine for medical treatment. The law also allows your employer to have you [Read More…]
The following questionnaire should only be completed by individuals that have been hired for employment. Your employer may ask that you complete this questionnaire following your initial hire and periodically thereafter. The questionnaire may be used in the establishment of prior knowledge for the purpose of obtaining Second Injury Fund relief from the Second Injury [Read More…]
Dear ____________________________________________ : According to Dr.__________________________________________, you have reached maximum medical improvement and have been released to alternative employment. Therefore, we are converting your benefits from temporary total disability to supplemental earnings benefits. Pursuant to La.R.S. 23:1221(3) (f), enclosed are copies of form LDOL-WC-1020 from the Office of Workers’ Compensation, Employee’s Monthly Report of Earning. [Read More…]
You may no longer submit this form to the Office of Workers’ Compensation. Please complete the form and send to your insurer. (RS: ) Instructions For Completing The Employer Report Of Injury/Illness (LWC-WC-1007) This Form Is Semi-Interactive And May Be Filled Out Online This form has been formatted so that it can be completed online. [Read More…]
Please find Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Medical Guidelines here.
This adjuster’s guide was compiled by a committee comprised of representatives of various components of Mississippi’s workers’ compensation community and represents a collaborative effort designed to provide those responsible for handling claims with an outline that will facilitate appropriate claims handling. It is intended to only be a summary that includes the basic provisions of [Read More…]
As provided in Louisiana Revised Statute 23:1035.1(4) and in consideration for the offer of employment by ________________________________________________, I, ________________________________________________, agree to elect the workers’ compensation laws of Louisiana as my exclusive remedy should I sustain an injury or occupational disease while employed by ________________________________________________ regardless of the location or state in which that injury or [Read More…]
Instructions for processing and hearing the 1002 preliminary determination and appeal: Initially, the 1002 will be mailed by the payor to the office and to the injured employee. If the injured employee disagrees with any information contained in the 1002, he must notify the payor, in writing, of the Basis of Disagreement. There is no [Read More…]