All posts by Craig Mitchell

How Employers Try to Avoid Paying Workers’ Compensation Premiums

When you hear about workers’ compensation fraud in Louisiana, it usually involves a worker collecting benefits when he or she should not have. But did you realize that employers can commit a type of workers’ compensation fraud as well? In most cases, employers must provide workers’ compensation insurance to employees. There are some exceptions, but


Am I Eligible for Social Security Disability in Louisiana?

If you worked and paid into the Social Security program, you may qualify for benefits if you become disabled. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a disability program available to disabled workers in the United States. There are specific criteria you must meet before collecting these benefits. This makes collecting Social Security disability in Louisiana


Filing for Worker’s Compensation After Suffering a Back Injury at Work

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 600,000 American workers suffer back injuries at work every year. These injuries cost more than $50 billion annually in lost wages, medical expenses, and disabilities. Back injuries are some of the most common workplace injuries. Yet, it can be difficult to get a workers’