Written by IrpinoLaw on February 15, 2017If you are hurt in a workplace accident, you have 30 days from the date of the injury to file a workers’ compensation claim or run the risk of losing your benefits. This can be a complex process, however, and it will take a lot of steps for your claim to be approved. What to Do Here are the things you will need to do to obtain workers compensation.
- After you file your report, make sure you get a copy of it from your employer. This will be extremely important should any sort of dispute arise over... Read more
Written by IrpinoLaw on February 1, 2017Whether you work in an oilfield or simply have an office job, there is always the risk of a workplace injury. If this happens, you will be entitled to receive certain benefits under the Louisiana workers’ compensation program. Here is some information on how the program works and the types of benefits you may be able to obtain. How It Works If you suffer an injury or a workplace-related illness, you will first need to report the problem to your employer. Even if y... Read more
Written by IrpinoLaw on January 18, 2017A spinal injury can lead to devastating consequences, including a loss of mobility and quality of life. In some cases, the damage can be so extensive that it can require around-the-clock care. This type of injury can also result in enormous medical expenses, as well as other costs associated with accommodating accessibility in and out of the home. If you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic spinal injury due to the negligence of another person or company, you may be able to obtain compensation for your suffer... Read more
Written by IrpinoLaw on January 4, 2017National Birth Defects Awareness Month is an annual observation that occurs in January. It is a time to reflect on one of the most crushing types of tragedies that anyone can face and to provide support to those affected. A Major Problem A baby is born with a major birth defect every 4.5 minutes in the U.S. Birth defects are the leading cause of death among infants in our country and account for approximately 20 percent of all deaths within a baby’s first year. For those who... Read more
Written by IrpinoLaw on December 21, 2016Whether you are simply transitioning from full-time employment to part-time work or you are getting ready to enter full-blown retirement, having a thorough plan will be key to getting the most out of your remaining years. Figuring out exactly what type of retirement you want is an important step to doing just that — even though making a plan and sticking to it can be challenging, it will be the best way of ensuring things go as smoothly as possible. Define Your Objectives Take some time to spell out how you wan... Read more