Workers Compensation Defense

Bienvenu, Foco & Viator, LLC represents large and small employers in a wide range of worker’s compensation disputes and cases.   We regularly appear before the Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWC) and appeals courts.   We have particular expertise representing clients in all phases of workers’ compensation claims, including hearings before OWC hearing officers, and in all phases of appeals, as well as mediations, negotiations, and all types of structured and lump settlements.

We represent insured and self-insured companies, including some of Louisiana’s largest employers, in addition to third-party administrators.  We also assist our clients in risk management decisions related to worker’s compensation and insurance coverage disputes that arise from worker’s compensation claims.  Our areas of expertise include medical treatment, disability determinations, timeliness, fraud, rehabilitation, subrogation rights, indemnity, and occupational disease.

Representative Experience:

  • Representation of employers in various types of workers’ compensation claims, including disputes regarding the occurrence of claimed injuries.
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company in a wide variety of workers compensation claims before administrative judges and tribunals.
  • Successful representation of employer/company seeking reimbursement of indemnity and medical benefits paid on an accident and resulting injuries that were the fault of a third party.
  • Representation of major employers in a wide variety of workers' compensation claims.