Opelousas Workers Compensation Lawyers
An injury at work might result from a sudden event, or it could develop over time from repetitive motion or stress. Sometimes workers might even acquire an occupational illness or disease like heart or respiratory problems.
Get claims and benefits approved
Every employer in Louisiana is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance, but there are many rules, exceptions to rules and nuances in workers’ compensation law that require the experience and skills of an LA workers compensation lawyer from Morrow Gates & Morrow. Louisiana’s workers’ compensation laws are intended to help injured workers, but there are many times when employers or their insurance companies wrongfully deny claims and benefits. Those benefits might include:
- Reasonable medical bills connected with the accident
- Temporary disability payments at 66 percent of your wage rate
- Permanent partial disability payments
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Other benefits
You get individualized attention
Our clients come from a wide range of jobs and industries in both the private and public sectors, so our lawyers are fully aware of the hardships that result for you and your family when you’re seriously injured. That’s why we work closely with our clients while giving them the individual attention that they need to get the workers’ compensation benefits that they so deserve. With our vast experience in workers’ compensation, we speak the legal language of the law to those who make decisions on your rights and benefits.
We seek maximum benefits
If you’re seriously injured or acquire an occupational illness or disease in the course of your employment, contact us right away to arrange for a free consultation with a LA workers compensation lawyer from Morrow Gates & Morrow. Don’t try to represent yourself on your claim. You’ll only put yourself right where the insurance company wants you, and you won’t receive the maximum benefits that you might otherwise be entitled to.
A knowledgeable Opelousas workers compensation lawyer from our offices can lead you through the complicated workers’ compensation system. You won’t have to suffer financially.