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New Blog Post: New OWC Filing Fees Published - New Office of Workers’ Compensation filing fees were published in the May Louisiana Register. Filing a Form 1008 is now $50, as is a Form 1011 for which a 1008 has not been filed. Further fees include: service of process on secretary of state: $50 or as otherwise set by the secretary of state copies of any paper in any suit record: $0.25 per page for each certification: $1 filing by facsimile transmission: $5 for the first 10 pages and $1 for e...
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New Blog Post: No Right of Action for Non-Party - In Ledet v. Robinson Helicopter Co., the Louisiana Court of Appeal for the First Circuit held an agreement between a plaintiff, who filed suit following the death of her husband, and third parties to indemnify and hold harmless from any claim, demand, lien, suit or cause of action arising from the incident giving rise to a lawsuit does not create a right of action in favor of a non-party to that agreement when that party seeks reimbursement ...
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New Blog Post: The Statutory Employer Defense: Can an Invalid Indemnification Clause Result in Big Liability?
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New Blog Post: News from OSHA - OSHA is encouraging companies this week to recognize National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls.  A typical Stand-Down allows companies to stop work at a designated time to discuss and demonstrate how to best prevent falls, and to encourage workers to apply these methods consistently.  In 2014, almost 40% of all construction fatalities were fall related, and were preventable. OSHA teamed up with the CDC to issue guidance for protecting workers against occupa...
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New Blog Post: SMO Does not Interrupt Prescriptive Period - Claims cannot go on forever, and the party must eventually end. Thus, Louisiana claims often have prescriptive periods, the civil law equivalent of statutes-of-limitations. In the workers’ compensation arena, Louisiana also imposes a duty on employers to pay for necessary medical services of its injured employees while also granting the employer a right to have claimants undergo independent medical examinations. The duty to pay med...
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New Blog Post: Entitlement to SEBs Affirmed - Claimant was an order filler for Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. (“LWD”) when she injured her wrist trying to prevent a box of glass bottles from falling.  Claimant was taken to the emergency room and was subsequently restricted from using her injured hand.  These restrictions were later reduced to use of a neoprene splint.  Claimant had returned to work with these restrictions for four months when on July 12, 2013, she claimed that her e...
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New Blog Post: Court Reverses Denial of Pro Se Claimant’s Motion For New Trial
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New Blog Post: Court Addresses Time to File Claim for Death Benefits in Occupational Disease Case
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New Blog Post: Court Gives Deference to Stipulations - In Cordon v. Parish of Glass of St. Tammany, Inc., the claimant, Carlos Cardon (“Cardon”), was unloading mirrors onto a truck owned by his employer, Parish Glass of St. Tammany, Inc. (“Parish Glass”) when the mirrors on the truck fell on him, causing personal injury.  After hearing the evidence, the Office of Workers’ Compensation (“OWC”) held that Cardon was intoxicated at the time of the accident and forfeited his rights to all worker...
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New Post: Plaintiff’s Construction Defect Claims Against Offshore Spar Manufacturer Dismissed
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New Blog Post: Dog Bite at Work Leads to Ruff Workers’ Compensation Claim
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New Post: Fifth Circuit Holds “Zone of Danger” Test Not Applicable Under the LHWCA
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