Hire a Trusted Attorney to Protect Your Wages

Loss of Income & Wages After an Accident in Baton Rouge

Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Being injured on the job causes significant stress on you and your family, especially with the risk of losing income and the high cost of medical bills. At the office of J. David Smith, Attorney at Law, our dedicated Baton Rouge workers’ compensation lawyer has successfully assisted countless clients throughout our nearly two decades in practice. We have experience in handling complex workers’ compensation cases and will fight for the financial assistance you deserve after a workplace injury.

If you or a loved one have been hurt, call (855) 973-1098 immediately and speak with a trusted legal professional from our team.

Disability & Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

The type of injury you are facing could leave you with varying amounts of time that you are unable to work, and in most cases, employers will not necessarily cover extended leaves from your job. Some severe cases could leave you unable to work for months, sometimes even years. With your inability to generate income due to your injury, you could be left struggling to make ends meet.

  • In the state of Louisiana, workers can apply for disability and file compensation claims in the event of a work-related accident. Depending on the type of injury you are facing, you could be entitled to:
  • Temporary or permanent total disability
  • Temporary or permanent partial disability could be
  • Impairment benefits

When approved, disability benefits will begin to provide you with necessary income to assist you during your transition back into the workplace or help cover costly medical bills. Additionally, permanent disability will allow you to receive income in the event that you are unable to return to work.

File a Disability or Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you are injured, or if you have questions and concerns regarding your wages and loss of income, do not hesitate to gain the representation of a trusted lawyer. Our team can assist with filing a claim, appealing a denied claim, and representing you in court.

For more information on how our Baton Rouge workers' compensation attorney can help, call our office at (855) 973-1098 and schedule a free consultation.

We Go Above and Beyond. Your Experience is Very Important.

  • “He always kept me in the loop about the progress of my case.”

    Benjamin S.

  • “He turned an awful situation into a good experience.”

    Dee B.

  • “He takes alot of time out with his clients to give his undivided attention when handling your case.”

    Engra M.

  • “The respect Mr. David and his staff shows you and your family in one of the worst times you can have in life, speaks volumes about his character.”

    Clay Y.

What J. David Smith, Attorney at Law Can Do for You

  1. Handles all communication with your employer and the insurance company right away
  2. Trusted by other law firms in our area and we often get referrals from other attorneys
  3. Named as one of the top 100 Injured Workers’ Advocates nationally by WILG
  4. Serves as Bar Examiner for the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Committee on Bar Admissions
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