Workers’ Compensation / Employers’ Liability / LHWCA

Christovich & Kearney has substantial background defending both state and federal workers’ compensation claims. This representation includes handling claims filed under the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, the Federal Employers' Liability Act, the Jones Act, and maritime claims for maintenance and cure. Among the compensation and employers' liability matters we have litigated are:

  • Occupational disease claims
  • Heart attack claims
  • Course and scope of employment issues
  • Borrowed servant claims
  • Statutory employer defense
  • Second injury fund claims
  • Rehabilitation/functional capacity assets
  • Interventions / subrogations