Jackson Kelly is nationally recognized as a premier law firm in the defense of workers' compensation claims. Our Workers' Compensation Group serves clients at all stages of litigation defending these claims, utilizing our regional footprint to efficiently serve our clients nationally.
Our Workers' Compensation Practice attorneys possess years of experience in defending employers against claims involving traumatic injuries, repetitive traumas, and occupational disease claims. Our attorneys routinely litigate occupational pneumoconiosis claims before the West Virginia Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board and before the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Board of Review.
We are seasoned appellate advocates, frequently appearing before the highest courts of the State of West Virginia, the State of Indiana and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are counsel of record in numerous landmark cases involving the interpretation and application of the various workers' compensation statutes.
The Workers' Compensation Practice also specializes in legislative drafting. Our attorneys have been intricately involved in the drafting of comprehensive changes and amendments to the West Virginia workers' compensation statute and regularly work with business groups to promote and advise their members regarding proposals and regulations that affect workers' compensation.