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Under Louisiana state law, employers are required to have worker’s compensation insurance or would have to be approved to self-insure. And generally, an employee who is injured in the workplace, or performing their official duties on behalf of the employer, is eligible for worker’s compensation without regard to who is at fault for the injury.
Being a party to a slip and fall or a premise liability case poses severe financial and medical consequences. Even a slight fall could cause substantial injury to specific individuals.
Although some of the injuries are obvious, there are also a lot of injuries that are not easily observed or physical in nature. Therefore, it is essential to seek medical attention after the accident and seek follow-up medical evaluation if new symptoms arise or your condition worsens even after your initial medical consultation.
In this process, a mediator, the independent 3rd party assisting the parties to a lawsuit, helps narrow the issues in a case to determine what points the parties are really in disagreement about.
An overwhelming majority of civil lawsuits, including automobile accident lawsuits, do not go to trial. Instead, most automobile accident cases are settled between the parties outside of the courtroom.
An MRI can reveal issues that cannot be seen by other types of imaging methods such as X-Rays, CT scans, and ultrasounds. Moreover, an MRI can determine the extent of injuries to the spinal cord, brain, and head, internal organs, back, neck, and muscles or tissues.