Unconfirmed Drug Test Results Inadmissible for Purposes of Fraud Defense in Workers’ Compensation Claim

In Parson v. Truck Parts & Equipment, Inc. 2019 WL 4805882 (La. 10/1/19), the Louisiana Supreme Court reversed a ruling by the Second Circuit Court... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Rules Choice of Pharmacy Suit Premature

In Soileau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2019-C-0040 (La. 06/26/19), a workers’ compensation matter, the Louisiana Supreme Court vacated a judgment of the Third Circuit... More

Writs to Louisiana Supreme Court Denied in the Barber Case

On February 18, 2019, the Louisiana Supreme Court denied writs in reviewing the First Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision in Barber v. Louisiana Workforce... More

Updates in Louisiana State Workers’ Compensation

The two-month regular session for the Louisiana legislature convenes on Monday, April 8, 2019. At the January Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) meeting, the... More