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 Commission. The First Circuit’s October 19, 2018 ruling rejected arguments that the Medical Treatment Guidelines and Form 1009 dispute resolution procedure were unconstitutional.

For a comprehensive explanation of the 17-page Barber decision decided by the First Circuit Court of Appeals last October, read “Recent Development in Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law: First Circuit Rules on the Barber Case.