Louisiana Employee’s Disputed Claim was Prescribed when Filed over Three Years from Employer’s Last Payment of Medical Benefits

In a recent opinion, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a judgment of the Office of Workers’ Compensation, finding that an injured employee’s claim for compensation was prescribed.  Prescription serves to limit the time period within which workers’ compensation claims may be filed, and in this case, the time period was one year following … Continue reading Louisiana Employee’s Disputed Claim was Prescribed when Filed over Three Years from Employer’s Last Payment of Medical Benefits