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Practices

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Workers’ compensation claims can be a drain on businesses’ and organizations’ finances and productivity. Litchfield Cavo attorneys place great emphasis on resolving claims swiftly, economically and with our clients’ best interests in mind.

Our workers’ compensation attorneys have substantial knowledge of workers’ compensation laws under Part I and Part II of workers’ compensation policies and retrospective premiums issues. Our attorneys apply these insights to the benefit of our clients’ when involved in catastrophic injury, death, occupational disease, exposure, coverage issues, subrogation claims and appeals.

Litchfield Cavo attorneys also represent clients in both insured and self-insured employers in traditional business, startups and nonprofit sectors. Additionally, our practiced litigators are often invited to speak at seminars regarding proper accident investigation procedures, case law, medical matters and other topics affecting the workplace.

Our Workers’ Compensation Record

Our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys represent clients in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, construction, municipalities, retail, restaurant and transportation. Examples of workers’ compensation representative matters for our clients include

  • Successfully tried and defended a case establishing then operative precedent that an injured employee who is terminated for cause while working in a light duty position is not entitled to temporary total disability benefits after the date of termination.
  • Granted dismissal of a claim by a participant in an alcohol rehabilitation program on the basis that the participant was not an “employee” under the Workers’ Compensation Act and therefore not entitled to benefits.
  • Granted denial of benefits to an employee after trial establishing employee’s accidents did not occur as alleged.

Litchfield Cavo workers’ compensation defense attorneys provide services throughout the United States and use their representative experience to protect the interest of our clients.

Allyson C. Byrd
Allyson C. Byrd
Associate
LA – New Orleans area
T: 985.869.8702
Timothy F. Coffey
Associate
NJ – Cherry Hill | PA – Philadelphia
T: 856.382.2090
Casey M. Dunn
Casey M. Dunn
Associate
IL – Chicago
T: 312.781.6692
J. Philip Fraley
J. Philip Fraley
Local Office Managing Partner - Barboursville
WV – Barboursville
T: 304.302.0500
David S. Gold
David S. Gold
Partner
FL – Fort Lauderdale
T: 954.689.3015
Susan M. Kelly
Susan M. Kelly
Partner
MO – St. Louis
T: 314.396.8604
Gregory S. Keltner
Gregory S. Keltner
Partner
MO – St. Louis
T: 314.396.8605
Dawn M. Rogers
Dawn M. Rogers
Partner
FL – Tampa
T: 813.579.9739
Erika A. Streim
Erika A. Streim
Associate
FL – Fort Lauderdale
T: 954.689.3031
Lynne M. Wilkerson
Associate
FL – Fort Lauderdale
T: 954.628.3526