My Employer Has Denied My Claim, What Do I Do?

If your claim is denied, you have the option to file a Disputed Claim for Compensation, using form LDOL­WC 1008 DISPUTED CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION which is an administrative law proceeding through one of ten offices in the State of Louisiana. This process could take six to nine months, or longer if the case is appealed. For more information contact the Office of Workers` Compensation at the address or phone number below.

OFFICE OF WORKERS` COMPENSATION
POST OFFICE BOX 94040
BATON ROUGE, LA 70804­9040

(225) 342­7565
or
(800) 201­3457.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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