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Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers offers comprehensive workers’ compensation case representation and guidance to injured workers in Louisiana and Texas. When you’ve been hurt on the job and you don’t know who can help you seek the benefits you require, know that you can trust us. Thanks to our firm’s size and reputation, we are capable of helping people in all corners and counties of each state.
Workers’ compensation is great for employees and employers alike. On the one hand, workers’ compensation benefits can financially support the injured worker until they can safely return to work.
On the other, allowing a worker to rest comfortably also allows them to return to work sooner than later, so both parties win. This is why it is so important for you to get all the benefits available to you, and why your employer should be supportive of your claim, rather than fight it.
Workers’ compensation benefits can include:
Although workers’ compensation covers many workers, it does not cover all workers. There are exceptions to who must be provided workers’ compensation under the law. In fact, Texas is the only state in which employers do not have to purchase workers’ compensation insurance to cover their workers. If you were hurt in Texas while working, then there’s a real chance that you don’t even have the option to file a workers’ compensation claim.
In Louisiana and the other states, the following people might not get workers’ comp coverage:
Figuring out your workers’ compensation options after a work-related accident can get complicated quickly. Rather than sorting through everything yourself, why not depend on the Texas and Louisiana workers’ compensation attorneys from our firm? We take pride in being able to support and protect the rights of honest, hardworking people throughout our communities.