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Although some lines of work are inherently more dangerous than others, accidents can happen to all kinds of workers, in all kinds of workplaces. Louisiana's workers' compensation system is designed to help injured workers and their families in many types of work and many types of workplaces.

A closer look at medical benefits

Louisiana's workers' compensation system is designed to help workers get the medical treatment they need after they are injured on the job, and to help them cope with the loss of income they experience while they are recovering and unable to return to work. Unfortunately, it isn't always easy for injured workers to get through the system and get the benefits they need in a timely manner.

Workers' comp: What are AWW, compensation rate for TTD and SEB?

When an injured worker or the family of a deceased worker files a workers' compensation claim with the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation or any other workers' compensation insurance carrier in Louisiana, they encounter certain terms that they may not have been familiar with earlier. However, it is important to understand those terms thoroughly in order to make sure that their claim is paid accurately. Some of the most common of those terms (or initialisms) are "AWW," "compensation for TTD" and "SEB."

Benefits payable under Louisiana's workers' compensation program

For a worker who is injured on the job, benefits received under the state's workers' compensation program are a vital source of financial support, not only for that injured worker but also for the worker's family. According to the current laws in Louisiana, an injured worker, or the family of a worker who was killed on the job, is entitled to certain benefits under Louisiana's workers' compensation program.

Workers' compensation benefits for mental injury

Accidents can happen in all kinds of workplaces, and they can lead to all kinds of injuries. Many workers may not know that the Louisiana workers' compensation system can provide benefits for mental as well as physical injuries that happen in the course of the worker's employment.

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