How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect my Louisiana legal case?

"How will my case be affected by the novel Coronavirus pandemic?"

This is the one question many are asking right now as this crisis continues to persist.

First, please know that we are actively and tirelessly working on all of our cases. 

For the safety of our clients and staff, we are not having in-person client meetings at this time.   

We are using phone, video-conferencing, and online document signing for client and new-client consultations.

Court closures have affected cases differently depending on case type.  

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect my Social Security Disability claim?

If your case is currently awaiting a decision or a hearing, SSA continues to process cases.  If you are currently receiving monthly SSA benefits, those should continue without interruption.

For a more detailed explanation of the effects of the novel Coronavirus on Social Security Disability claims, read my in-depth blog post.

Read More: SSDI & Covid-19

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect my Personal Injury case?

How will the Covid-19 pandemic affect my Louisiana legal case?We continue working on our personal injury cases and they are progressing as expected.  If a lawsuit was filed or will be filed in your case, all deadlines and hearings have been extended during this crisis by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court and Governor.

For a more detailed explanation of the effects of the novel Coronavirus on Personal Injury cases, read my in-depth blog post.

Read More: Personal Injury & Covid-19

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect my Family Law case?

Unless your matter involves an emergency situation, all deadlines and hearings have been extended during this crisis by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court and Governor.

For a more detailed explanation of the effects of the novel Coronavirus on divorce, custody, and other family law cases, read my in-depth blog post.

Read More: Divorce, Custody, & Covid-19

How ill the COVID-19 pandemic affect my Long-Term Disability claim?

We continue working on our long-term disability cases and they are progressing as expected.  If a lawsuit was filed or will be filed in your case, most deadlines and hearings have been extended during this crisis by order of the Court. If you are receiving monthly payments from an insurer, those should continue without interruption.

For a more detailed explanation of the effects of the novel Coronavirus on Long-Term Disability claims, read my in-depth blog post.

Read More: Long-Term Disability & Covid-19

Here at LJBLegal we are continuing to work on all of our clients' matters.  We are not meeting in person, but are available by phone to answer all of your questions.  Give us a call at 985-240-9773

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