Amy Siegel Oran is a Partner in the firm’s West Palm Beach office, concentrating her practice exclusively on Workers’ Compensation defense. She focuses her practice on the defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third-party administrators, and claims servicing agencies. Her background includes extensive experience with all aspects of Litigation and Appellate Law.
Throughout her career, Amy has cultivated an array of skills and knowledge that have contributed to the effective representation of clients in several industries including the retail, healthcare, hospitality, and the public goods and government services industries. Amy frequently represents health care facilities, including hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes, as well as a broad range of service industry employers. She also has extensive public sector experience, actively representing municipalities and other government entities in defense of their workers’ compensation claims, including Heart/Lung Bill claims. Amy has successfully defended many claims against local government agencies, retailers, restaurants, bars, hotels, and similar establishments.
Amy has a sub-specialty in catastrophic claims handling defense and settlement. The scope of her work includes management of compensable catastrophic injuries, defending non-compensable claims, and settlement of often multi-million dollar cases involving annuities and Medicare Set Asides. These include claims handled from inception or taken over at the excess coverage level due to the significant exposure of the matters.
Amy is certified by the state of Florida to conduct Continuing Education courses and regularly presents seminars on a wide variety of legal matters. She has served on the Workers’ Compensation Practice Committee for the Palm Beach County Bar Association, playing an integral role in planning the annual Bench Bar Conference, as well as speaking at the Conference on numerous occasions. Additionally, Amy provides regular training seminars to clients, advising supervisors, managers, and employers on proper claim reporting and handling techniques. Amy has also written state-approved seminars for client continuing education.
Amy is very active with Susan G. Komen. Currently, she serves as a Komen Advocacy Ambassador as well as on the Regional Komen Leadership Council. After four years on the organization’s Board of Directors, Amy proudly served as past President for the Board of Directors for both the Executive Board and Executive Committees of Susan G. Komen Florida.