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LWC Hosts First “Town Hall Meeting” on MTGs in New Orleans

The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration (OWCA) hosted a “Town Hall Meeting” at the Port of New Orleans on Tuesday focusing on the Medical Treatment Guidelines and related processing issues. The meeting was one of a series that will be held in locations around the state.

Supreme Court Sends Barber Case Back on Procedural Grounds – Next Steps and Reaction

This week, the Louisiana Supreme Court decided that it will not rule on the constitutionality of the 1009 process in the Barber case, due to a procedural issue with 19th JDC Judge Johnson’s initial decision. Read on for more details about how the case will proceed and how a range of local comp attorneys perceive the move.