Practice Area

Worker’s Compensation

Assisting employers with managing and resolving worker’s compensation claims and issues.

At Rocap Law Firm LLC, we assist employers and their worker’s compensation insurance carriers and third party administrators with worker’s compensation claims from start to finish throughout the entire state of Indiana.

We can offer pre-litigation assistance with the following matters:

  • Comprehensive compensability opinions
  • Onsite investigation and interviews
  • Assessment of worker’s compensation exposure and defenses
  • Communication with claimant counsel or unrepresented workers
  • Coordination of medical evaluations and identification of preferred treaters

Once an Application for Adjustment of Claim is filed, we have experience litigating all disputes arising before the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board, including:

  • Compensability
  • Calculation of Average Weekly Wage
  • Entitlement to temporary total disability or temporary partial disability
  • Offsets to benefits due
  • Permanent partial impairment
  • Permanent total disability
  • Medical treatment, including medical causation, future medical and palliative measures
  • Apportionment of liability
  • Bad Faith or Lack of Diligence
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Employee vs Independent Contractor
  • Affirmative defenses
  • Provider fee claims

We can also provide the following services:

  • Preparation of settlement documentation and/or State Forms
  • Representation on Applications for Review by the Full Board, appeals to the Indiana court of appeals and Indiana Supreme Court
  • Recovery of worker’s compensation liens
  • Representation of Employer or TPA as a nonparty in tort claims filed by injured workers
  • Civil court litigation of matters involving worker’s compensation questions, including questions of subject matter jurisdiction, threshold issues (e.g., Employee vs Independent Contractor, Secondary Liability), and claims for coverage

 

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Phone

(317) 846-0700

Location

10293 North Meridian, Suite 175
Carmel, IN 46290