The Louisiana Supreme Court accepted writs in Barber v. LWC and has scheduled the briefing dates. On June 7th, briefs are due from the Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration and any party wishing to file an amicus brief on behalf of the state. On July 7th, briefs are due from the plaintiffs and any party in support of their position. An oral argument date will be set once the briefs have been received, but will likely be in September, according to sources close to the matter. The docket number is: 2017-CA-750.