New England Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney
Protecting Your Company’s Bright Future
Melick & Porter, LLP counsels self-insured employers and insurance companies on a broad array of matters throughout the workers’ compensation process, from advice on claims upon filing through formal hearings and appeals. We value our relationships with our clients and we serve as regional counsel to many of our clients.
Our attorneys efficiently and effectively defend a high volume of workers’ compensation cases and are adept at handling claims presenting unique legal and evidentiary issues.
The types of workers comp defense cases we handle include:
- Exposure to asbestos and other toxic substances
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Injuries with associated psychological trauma
- Injuries involving disputes between successive insurers
Our workers’ compensation attorneys are proud to have served clients in the New England area.
What Is Workers' Compensation Defense?
Workers' compensation defense is a legal practice that helps businesses protect their interests in cases involving workers' compensation claims. A workers' comp defense lawyer provides employers with advice and representation on matters related to the filing of workers' comp claims, hearings, appeals, and other associated issues. By utilizing an experienced attorney who specializes in this area of law, companies can ensure they are protected from potentially costly settlements or awards made against them. With the right legal team in place, businesses can rest assured that their rights will be defended throughout the entire process.
What Are the Most Common Workers' Compensation Claims that Require a Defense?
Businesses often have to defend against various types of workers' compensation claims, including those related to:
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Disputes between successive insurers
- Psychological trauma associated with an injury
- and more
To protect their interests in such cases, employers must seek the advice and representation of a specialized workers' comp defense attorney who can provide experienced counsel on all matters related to the filing of a claim, hearings, appeals, and other associated issues. With the right legal team in place, businesses can ensure their rights will be defended throughout the entire claims process.
What Do Workers' Comp Defense Attorneys Do?
The role of a workers' comp defense lawyer is to provide the support required during the entirety of your claim fighting process. A workers' comp defense attorney will stay by your side to educate you and help you make wise decisions. For help with your case, call today!
Additional In-Depth Services
In addition to litigation defense, we also conduct risk management programs. We provide employers with advice and recommendations to help them reduce the likelihood of workplace injuries and minimize potential exposure. This proactive approach also helps clients be well-positioned in the event of litigation.
In addition to our experience in workers’ compensation cases, we also use our resources in employment and toxic tort exposure cases. We have represented thousands of employers in state and federal courts over our long history as a firm, and we can use our success strategies to strengthen your unique case.
Our workers’ compensation defense attorneys have over 35 years of experience.
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