Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on May 03, 2018 in Automotive
If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. However, you must be able to establish through evidence that the car accident was the other driver’s fault.
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After a work-related injury or illness, you must follow a specific process to apply for workers’ compensation benefits in Louisiana. If you file your claim incorrectly, you may not receive the benefits you are entitled to.
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Every day, approximately one in 25 patients contract one or more hospital-acquired infections, according to an estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
These serious, sometimes life-threatening infections can be caused by the… Read More
Workers’ compensation insurance provides compensation for medically-necessary treatment of workplace injuries. However, Louisiana has specific rules on submitting claims for payment, when payments will be made and selecting medical providers.
If you… Read More
If you applied for workers' compensation benefits but were denied, you still have the right to file an appeal with Louisiana's Office of Workers' Compensation Administration (OWCA). If your appeal is successful, you should receive the compensation needed… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Mar 12, 2018 in Automotive
The delicate bones, ligaments, muscles and other parts of the wrist can be easily injured in a car accident. Wrist injuries may lead to lasting pain and side effects that disrupt your daily life, health and ability to work.
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Victims of truck accidents often do not know what to do in the minutes and hours after the crash. Unfortunately, this often causes people to do things that hurt their chances of pursuing a case against the truck driver or other parties responsible for… Read More
If you sustain an injury caused by another person’s negligence, a personal injury lawsuit may be an option that allows you to pursue compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Depending on the severity of your injuries and… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Feb 07, 2018 in Maritime
Working on an offshore oil rig is extremely dangerous. Even if you carefully follow all health and safety procedures, something could go wrong and cause an explosion or other problem that puts you at risk of suffering a serious injury, like brain damage… Read More
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Jan 23, 2018 in Environmental
Oil spills can cause significant damage to the environment and natural resources. That is one of the reasons the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) was created.
The OPA was meant to improve the federal government's ability to prevent and respond to these disasters.… Read More
Simien & Simien, LLC strives for perfection, and we take pride in all that we do. We are proud to have earned a trusted reputation across the United States and we are honored that thousands of clients have sought our representation in their legal affairs. Our firm consists of lawyers licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas. In addition to these states, we provide representation to clients in various other parts of the country with proper local co-counsel associations. We maintain a trial and appellate litigation practice with an emphasis on serious injury and wrongful death resulting from industrial, vehicular, and other life-threatening or debilitating accidents. The recoveries on individual cases have varied, but we have successfully prosecuted numerous cases where our clients have received multiple million dollar recoveries in serious personal injury cases.
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