Representing employers and their insurance carriers in worker's compensation matters has long been a substantive practice area for Billing, Cochran, Lyles, Mauro & Ramsey. Since the early 1980's, the firm has defended employers and carriers throughout South Florida, including representing some of the nation's largest worker's compensation insurers.
The firm's experience with a wide range of general liability defense cases, especially including personal injury and products and premises liability, has repeatedly proven beneficial to clients in defending a worker's compensation claim. The firm's medical expertise often presents a distinct advantage to its clients in the handling of those claims, from the date of accident through resolution, whether by washout settlement or final hearing. Our attorneys routinely appear before state and federal courts and agencies.
We offer workers' compensation defense for self-insured employers, third party administrators, municipalities, and insurance companies. Billing, Cochran, Lyles, Mauro & Ramsey, PA will defend against all workers' compensation claims, including cases involving:
- The Jones Act, which provides compensation to seamen who are injured in a vessel during the course of their maritime employment
- Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, which involves compensation for employees injured on navigable waters or adjoining areas.
- Americans With Disabilities Act, which can present many difficulties if an employer attempts to bring an injured employee back to work on "light duty" assignments after the employee has been involved in filing a Workers' Compensation claim.
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