Louisiana Workers’ Comp Review – No. 6

Lee LeBouef is one of Leake & Andersson’s newest partners who specializes in workers’ compensation, construction, and insurance. In his Louisiana Workers’ Compensation series, he provides updates on recent case law, legislative changes, and client successes.

His most recent edition covers the following topics:

  • Recent caselaw on how many hours can be utilized for an injured employee with multiple jobs in AWW calculation (hint: 40)
  • The difference in workers’ rights according the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act for employees versus independent contractors, and how the growing US Gig Economy is affected by these statutes
  • Successful claim that was settled on a full and final basis under extremely favorable terms for a client whose employee suffered severe knee injuries while working that required 20 months of treatment

As always, if you have any questions about Louisiana Workers’ Compensation, contact Lee LeBouef at Leake & Andersson, LLP in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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