Workers’ Compensation and Subrogation Overview
As a tailored practice of Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC, the workers’ compensation team represents employers, self-insurers and third-party administrators against the claims of employees injured in the workplace.
Our team is experienced and highly skilled in all aspects of discovery and trial work, and we understand the need to minimize the employer’s exposure to all potential employment claims. As such, we understand that employers have concerns about certain actions taken in the workers’ compensation claim, such as return-to-work and termination, and whether they could trigger other employment-related claims; thus, we are armed with extensive knowledge of other employment-related issues such as ADA, FMLA, COBRA, OSHA and HIPAA.
Minimize the employer’s exposure to all potential employment claims
Our workers’ compensation team is vastly experienced in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims, ranging from minimal injuries ending in a quick settlements to complicated cases involving amputations, deaths and alleged catastrophic injuries. Further, our team is skilled in pursuing subrogation claims against third-party tortfeasors for recovery of workers’ compensation liens. In addition to aggressive and proactive defense of worker’s compensation claims, our team understands the importance of counseling Employers, Self-Insurers and Third-Party Administrators of the various duties and obligations under the applicable state laws in order to avoid future injuries and minimize exposure on current claims.