A Strong Ally For Injured Workers In Baton Rouge
A work injury can leave you with significant hardships, including steep medical bills and lost wages. If you have been injured on the job in Louisiana, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The attorneys at Messina & Kiefer, Attorneys at Law, have extensive experience handling workers’ comp claims for clients in Baton Rouge and throughout surrounding areas. We can help you with all aspects of your claim or appeal.
You Have Rights
As a worker, you have rights. Under Louisiana workers’ compensation laws, you are entitled to compensation for:
- Medical bills related to your work injury, including surgery, hospitalization and medication
- Temporary or permanent disability
- Vocational training
Your employer is legally barred from retaliating against you on the basis of pursuing a workers’ comp claim. If you meet resistance to filing your claim, talk to an attorney who can protect your rights.
What If My Claim Is Denied?
If your workers’ compensation benefits have been denied, do not despair. You have the right to appeal the case before a Louisiana workers’ compensation judge. Our lawyers can provide you with skilled representation at any stage of the legal process, including appealing a denied workers’ comp claim.
You can give yourself the best possible chance of success by meeting all reporting requirements and getting treated for your injury. We can advise you on all aspects of the Louisiana workers’ compensation process so that you can be sure you are taking the right steps at the right times.
Talk To An Experienced Work Injury Lawyer
Our attorneys can handle any type of work injury claim. To learn how we can protect your rights, call our Baton Rouge law firm at 225-343-9422 or contact us online.