Monthly Archives: June 2018

What Is the Office Culture Like at Galloway Jefcoat?

The staff at the Galloway Jefcoat law firm all have their unique outlook on the office culture, that helps them enjoy working from day to day. Whether it’s the sense of working as a team or working together to help someone out, the atmosphere is described as fun. The staff like to work hard and play hard, making sure clients get a personal experience to make them feel at home. John and Rusty are described as down to earth, and treat the staff like family. Watch as those who work at the Galloway Jefcoat law firm describe their experience working in the office. Video Transcription: The thing I like about working here is that everyone’s like a team, we all work together, and if you can’t figure something out there’s always someone else that can help you out. The staff here, they’re a fun bunch, we work hard when we…
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What is No Fault in Workers Compensation in Louisiana?

If are injured on the job, you are entitled to a third party claim. In workers compensation in Louisiana you cannot sue your employer for work injuries, you can’t sue your employer for an accident that you have on the job. This is called the exclusive remedy in Louisiana. You have a workers compensation claim, even if it’s your employers fault, but you can’t use fault as an issue. Fault doesn’t matter, it’s a no-fault system so you still have a valid workers compensation claim. Find out more in this video with Robert Martina. Video Transcription: If you get injured on the job, whether it’s your fault or not you have a claim in a tort claim or a third party claim, fault does come into play. Now, that brings up another topic about no-fault. In workers compensation in Louisiana there’s no fault but you also cannot sue your employer…
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Are You Entitled To Your Own Choice of Physician in a Louisiana Workers Comp Case?

A claimant is entitled to their own choice of physician in the state of Louisiana. You’re entitled to go to your own choice of physician in each field of specialty. If you feel you are in need of a neurosurgeon for nerve damage then you’re entitled to your own choice of physician in the neurology field. You’re entitled to your own choice of physician in the field of pain management if pain comes into play. You must tell the truth about your pre-existing conditions or risk being terminated based upon misrepresentations or fraud. Find out more in this video with Robert Martina. Video Transcription: In Louisiana a claimant is entitled to choose their own choice of physician, in each field or specialty. So if you have an injured elbow, let’s say, you’re entitled to go to your own choice of physician in each field of specialty. So I would probably…
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