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  • How to Prevent Falls in the Workplace
    How to Prevent Falls in the Workplace

    Slips and falls are some of the most common accidents that occur and, though it might not sound serious, these types of accidents can actually result in some serious injuries. Slips, trips and fall ...

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  • When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer
    When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

    At J. David Smith, Attorney at Law, our legal team is dedicated to helping workers in Baton Rouge with their workers’ compensation claims. We have years of experience handling these types of cases, ...

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  • Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation
    Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation

    The Louisiana Legislature has now defined which medical conditions will be eligible for treatment with “Medical Marijuana” (tetra-hydro-cannabinoids). What is Medical THC? Medical Marijuana ...

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  • Workers' Compensation and the Intoxication Defense
    Workers' Compensation and the Intoxication Defense

    What if I Refuse to Take a Workers' Compensation Drug Test? If you are injured at work and there is evidence of either on or off the job use of a non-prescribed controlled substance, or if your blood ...

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  • Permanent and Total Disability
    Permanent and Total Disability

    Permanent and Total Disability (PTD) benefits provide wage loss benefits paid at two-thirds of the employee’s pre-injury average weekly wage, for the employee’s life. Due to changes in the law, these ...

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  • Workers' Compensation & Social Media--Why Insurance Companies Love Your
    Workers' Compensation & Social Media--Why Insurance Companies Love Your "Likes"

    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, and LinkedIn, to name few, are social media outlets where we can express ourselves to a wide audience very quickly. With one click or swipe, you can let ...

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