Our Practices

Workers’ Compensation

Kelley Kronenberg has one of the largest and most extensive workers’ compensation practices in the State of Florida, representing employers and insurance carriers in coverage disputes, administrative proceedings, trials and appeals. Since 1980, our firm has taken a preeminent role in representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators throughout the nation in workers’ compensation litigation. The combined experience and stability of our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys serves as the basis of our aggressive and progressive representation of clients. With more than 100 Attorneys across 10 offices, we have decades of experience assisting employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation, providing counseling and vigorously defending them in litigation.  In the past several years, our Workers’ Compensation department has expanded to Illinois.

Our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group places great emphasis on the speedy and efficient settlement of claims, along with prompt and responsive client communication.  Our Group offers a full range of services to self-insured employers and insurance companies, including litigation defense, risk management programs and consulting services. Our Attorneys represent employers in a variety of industries including; manufacturing, healthcare, construction, municipalities, retail, restaurant and transportation. Our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group is prepared to handle claims relating to; Catastrophic Injury and Death matters, Exposure cases, Environmental issues, Occupational Disease and Exposure, Coverage issues, Subrogation claims, Medicare Set Aside (MSA) recommendations and Appeals.

The field of Workers’ Compensation has grown more complex and technical in recent years with laws and statutes changing year to year. Members of our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group routinely conduct educational classes and seminars for clients and professional organizations. Our attorneys offer seminars on case law updates, medical issues as they relate to disability cases, and many other topics, including those that assist our clients with compliance of educational requirements. The Attorneys in our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group handle workers’ compensation claims swiftly, economically and with our clients’ best interests in mind.


Workers’ Compensation Consulting

Companies seeking to gain more control over their Workers’ Compensation litigation turn to Kelley Kronenberg for trusted counsel. Whether you are in need of uniform litigation guidelines or an experienced team to manage your entire litigation program, Kelley Kronenberg is uniquely positioned to assist. As seasoned defense litigators, with over 30 years of experience, we work as your outside general counsel, bringing uniformity to your litigation strategy, file handling and cost metrics. Our goal is to be proactive instead of reactive, reducing your overall exposure and costs.

Kelley Kronenberg’s Workers’ Compensation Consulting Practice is available to assists you and your company with following:

  • Locating and interviewing outside counsel
  • Direct outside counsel’s activities in support of your business objectives
  • Prepare legal guidelines and define scope of work
  • Work with outside counsel to develop a litigation strategy
  • Review and collaborate on legal advice provided by outside counsel
  • Consult with companies on when outside counsel should be hired
  • Reduce expenses and evaluate the need for counsel in additional venues
  • Review fee invoices and negotiate fee adjustments
  • Attend mediations with outside counsel and assist in settlement strategy
  • Conduct and arrange outside counsel summit meetings
  • Claims review
  • Settlement days

Additionally, our services include:

  • Human Resources consulting: Creation of HR Policies and Employee Handbook
  • Employee benefits
  • Insurance needs
  • Health and safety issues
  • Litigation and business dispute resolution
  • Contract negotiation and review

Fee Arrangement:

Kelley Kronenberg has various pricing models depending upon a client’s need and budget. The options include hourly rate, flat fee, per project, monthly/annual retainer, or an alternative fee arrangement.

Contact:

For more information on our Workers’ Compensation Consulting Practice, please direct any inquiries to:

Contact: Heath S. Eskalyo, Principal Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 954-370-9970

Email: heskalyo@kelleykronenberg.com

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