Lafayette Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys
Louisiana is an industrial hub and home to major seaports. Because of the injury rates in maritime, oil production and other high-risk occupations, those employers face substantial and ongoing exposure to work injury claims. In any industry, a long-term disability or permanent injury case may represent hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The law firm of Veazey Felder & Renegar LLC, protects the interests of employers and insurers in workers’ compensation litigation. We provide defense counsel and representation to companies in Louisiana, as well as corporate clients in neighboring counties of Texas. We also represent employers as well as employees in employment law disputes.
Lafayette Work Injury Litigation
Lawyers Serving Louisiana And The Gulf Coast
Our legal team has solid credentials in insurance defense and workers’ compensation defense. Partner Dona Renegar represents a number of large Gulf Coast corporations and concentrates her practice chiefly in claims under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA).
We represent employers and workers’ compensation insurers in all industries and occupations, including:
- Oil and gas, including offshore drilling
- Ships, tugs and barges
- Commercial fishing and charters
- Construction and maintenance
- Manufacturing and industrial plants
- Health care
Our attorneys help clients contain work injury costs by investigating and defending claims of injured workers. We are familiar with defenses, mitigation strategies and common issues from the employer perspective under Louisiana’s workers’ comp system, including analysis of claims, fraudulent claims and recovery, disability ratings, medical causation, pre-existing conditions and prior injuries, proper notice of denial or termination of benefits, disability settlements and all facets of hearings, trial and appeals. We handle workers’ comp in state and federal trial and appellate courts.
|Louisiana Employment Law Attorneys
Employee contracts and restrictive covenants are a frequent source of friction between employers and employees. Our lawyers represent either party in negotiation, dispute resolution and litigation regarding noncompete agreements, nondisclosure agreements and trade secret infringement. We also counsel employers, executives and key employees in management contracts and severance agreements.
Defense Representation In Workers’ Compensation Law
With offices in Lafayette, the workers’ compensation lawyers of VFR provide cost-effective and responsive legal services to Gulf Coast employers and state, regional and national insurance companies. Arrange a consultation to discuss our credentials and results in work injury litigation.