Do you have a pending workers' compensation case? If so, then you will likely have to submit yourself to having your deposition taken by the defendant's or insurance company's attorney. A deposition is sworn testimony, and since one of the jobs of the defense attorney is to try and discredit you and your claim, giving … Continue reading
Top Lawyers 2018!
I've been pretty busy this year, and (obviously) haven't been blogging -- at all. I wanted to draw attention to my selection by my colleagues as a New Orleans Magazine 2018 Top Lawyer in both Criminal Defense and Workers' Compensation Law! If you voted for me, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. … Continue reading
A Few More Workers’ Comp Basics
The law does not treat being injured on the job in the same way as being injured somewhere while off-duty, such as being rear-ended at a stop sign, or tripping over a ripped doormat at the local U-Sack-Em. An injured worker generally cannot sue her employer in a tort claim and have a jury award … Continue reading