Medicare: Don’t You (Forget About Me) in Workers’ Compensation Settlements

Managing Member Alan G. Brackett and Associate Ava M. Wolf are co-authors of an “Attorney Analysis” workers’ compensation column for Reuters Legal News and... More

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Rates to Decrease by 9% in 2024

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has approved a 9% reduction in workers’ compensation rates for 2024. The decrease will take effect in May 2024.... More

Settling Workers’ Compensation Claims When a Worker Can’t Return to Work

Managing Member Alan G. Brackett and Associate Ava M. Wolf are co-authors of an “Attorney Analysis” workers’ compensation column for Reuters Legal News and... More

Tort Claim Precluded by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation in Summary Judgment

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently found that a tort claim was precluded by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation. Octavio Diaz-Molina v. Walter C. Flower, III, highlights... More

Show Me the Money! Workers’ Compensation Claims

The objective of every workers’ compensation system is to provide an injured worker with reasonable and necessary medical care and wage replacement while they... More

Louisiana Fifth Circuit Splits From Second And Third Circuits On Workers’ Compensation Average Weekly Wage

In Louisiana workers’ compensation cases, the average weekly wage for a full-time employee paid hourly wages is determined by La. R.S. 23:1021(13)(a)(i). Under that... More

The Biggest Loser – Workers’ Comp?

Managing Member Alan G. Brackett and Associate Ava M. Wolf are co-authors of an “Attorney Analysis” workers’ compensation column for Reuters Legal News and... More

Which Workers’ Compensation Law Applies?

Managing Member Alan G. Brackett and Associate Ava M. Wolf are co-authors of an “Attorney Analysis” workers’ compensation column for Reuters Legal News and... More

Louisiana Third Circuit Upholds Awards for Supplemental Earning Benefits in Gradual Hearing Loss Claims

The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld awards for supplemental earning benefits in three workers’ compensation claims where claimants alleged occupational noise-induced... More

Second Injury Funds: The Benefit in Hiring Injured Workers

Managing Member Alan G. Brackett and Associate Ava Wolf are co-authors of an “Attorney Analysis” workers’ compensation column for Reuters Legal News. Their most... More