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Posting Requirements LA RS 1302

The employer must keep posted at some convenient and conspicuous point in his place of business a notice reading substantially as follows:

"In case of accidental injury or death, an injured employee or any person claiming to be entitled to compensation either as a claimant or as a representative of a person claiming to be entitled to compensation must give notice to (name and address of employer) within thirty days. If notice is not given to the above party within thirty days, no payments will be made under the law for such injury or death. In addition, any fraudulent action by the employer, employee, or any other person for the purpose of obtaining or defeating any benefit or payment of worker's compensation shall subject such person to criminal as well as civil penalties." Workers Compensation Poster Workers Compensation Poster (Spanish)

If the employer fails to keep a notice posted, the time in which the notice of injury must be given will be extended to twelve months from the date of injury.