NFL Players Sue for Workers’ Compensation Benefits

A lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in Ft. Lauderdale by a group of former NFL... More

School Did Not Commit an “Intentional Act”

The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently readdressed the Intentional Act Exception of the Workers’ Compensation Statute found in La. R.S. 23:1032(B).  The... More

Postal Employees Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Two former employees of the U.S. Postal Service were convicted on felony offenses stemming from a scheme to defraud the United States Department of Labor’s... More

JDRF Walk a Success!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the walk on Saturday! MBLB did a wonderful fundraising job.  We raised $7,395.00 and came in second... More

Court Examines Res Judicata Doctrine

The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal recently examined the doctrine of res judicata in a workers’ compensation context. In Mangiaracina v. Avis Budget... More

Surveillance Proves Fraud

Claimant alleged that he sustained a work related injury when he slipped and fell at his job, thereby aggravating a prior injury to his... More

Court Awards Increase in Attorney Fees

In Louisiana, attorney’s fees paid to representatives of injured workers cannot exceed 20% of the total recovery. La. R.S. 23:1141(B). In addition, any attorney... More

The Tale of the Fraudulent Concubine

An Employee of D&D Drilling was purportedly electrocuted during the course and scope of his employment.  A claim for death benefits was filed by... More

Court Addresses Standard for Replacing Medical Equipment

Claimant, John Berry, was injured in 1986 while working for the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and soon after began receiving workers’ compensation... More

Administrative Review Required Before Filing a Claim

Louisiana Administrative Code title 40, part I, section 5149 allows a healthcare provider to seek administrative review of an Employer/Carrier’s underpayment of a bill... More