TV & FILM
Film Injuries in New Orleans, Louisiana
What is the difference between TV & Film Injury law and other types of law?
Workers' compensation law for TV & Fiilm injuries involves specific regulations and guidelines that pertain to the entertainment industry.
Unlike personal injury law, which is generally based on fault, workers' compensation is a no-fault system. This means that employees can claim benefits regardless of who is responsible for the accident.
Additionally, because the TV & film industry often involves unique types of employment contracts and freelance work, navigating claims can be more complex than in traditional employment settings.
What are the different types of TV & Film accidents?
TV & Film injuries can be categorized into several types:
On-Set Physical Injuries: These involve physical harm occurring during the filming process, often due to stunts, machinery, or equipment.
Chemical Exposure: This involves exposure to harmful chemicals used in special effects, makeup, or set construction.
Off-Set Injuries: These are injuries that occur away from the actual filming location but are related to the job, such as lifting heavy equipment during setup.
Mental Health Issues: Long hours and high-stress environments can also contribute to mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, which are increasingly recognized in workers' compensation claims
How often do TV & Film accidents happen each year?
Statistics indicate that hundreds of accidents occur in the TV & Film industry each year, with varying degrees of severity. The nature of the work often involves physical risks, making it important for production companies to prioritize safety. However, even with precautions, injuries can and do occur.
What are TV & Film Injuries?
In the fast-paced, high-stakes world of TV and film production, accidents can happen. While the industry thrives on creativity and innovation, there's also a risk for injuries on set. Workers' compensation for TV & Film injuries is a specialized area that our law firm expertly handles in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Gulf South.
Examples of such injuries can include:
Slip and falls on set
Equipment malfunctions leading to injury
Burns from pyrotechnics
Electrical shocks from lighting equipment
Injuries from falling props
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When I was injured in my accident, they were never more than a call away from answering my questions and counseling through the process of rehab, recovery, and gaining restitution.
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