The firm’s workers’ compensation attorneys represent employers, insurers, self-insured funds in the litigation of disputed workers’ compensation claims throughout the states of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, & North Carolina. Our attorneys appear regularly before Administrative Law judges and the Appellate Division of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, and the Departments of Labor in handling these claims. We have also successfully defended numerous workers’ compensation claims through appeals before the Court of Appeals in these states.
These attorneys work closely with adjusters to expeditiously and efficiently defended workers’ compensation claims, by providing the following services:
- Preparing prompt detailed summaries of developments occurring during discovery so that the files can be realistically evaluated well in advance of trial
- Thoroughly investigating the claimant’s background and records of previous employers and health care providers, in order to determine any pre-existing injuries and inconsistencies in the claimant’s testimony
- Conducting activity check and surveillance, when appropriate, in developing evidence for defense
- Utilizing our resident nurse/paralegal, as needed, to analyze and interpret medical records received from health care providers
We strive to make certain that insured employers understand our mutual goals in defending workers’ compensation claims, so that the employers can participate in the defense by gathering documents, locating witnesses, and developing light duty jobs so as to minimize exposure for workers’ compensation claims. In addition, we are able to advise employers regarding risk management, workers’ compliance and coverage issues.
In order to service our clients in an efficient and professional manner, we have focused the practice of our attorneys into the following specialized areas:
Captive Insurance Companies
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Commercial Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use
Corporate and Transactional Law
Mergers & Acquisitions