Workers' Compensation

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Louisiana: Injured Worker’s Average Weekly Wage Should Have Included Tips
Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An injured worker’s average weekly wage should have been computed not only based on the $400 he received each week from his employer; the tips he received should also be included, held a Louisiana appellate court. The court initially observed that... Read More

Louisiana: Bonuses Paid at Start and Finish of Out-of-State Work Did Not Turn Travel Into Employment Activity
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A Louisiana appellate court affirmed summary judgment in favor of a defendant employer whose employee rear-ended a van, killing the van’s driver and causing catastrophic injuries to the plaintiff who was a passenger in the van. At the time of the... Read More