Workers’ Compensation Defense

Holtsford Gilliland represents employers through actions that may arise in various forms. Often, employment related claims arise from on the job injuries, which are the focus of workers’ compensation litigation. The firm has an extensive workers’ compensation practice, and regularly defends such claims throughout Alabama. The attorneys involved are regularly recognized for their expertise in defending claims ranging from the simple to the most complex permanent and total claims for occupational injuries and diseases as well as complex medical issues. Workers’ compensation matters have a wide range of permanent disability claims.

Our current work consists of defending employers throughout the Courts of Alabama and through administrative proceedings for state employees as well. Holtsford Gilliland takes great pride in the strength of its workers’ compensation practice. The firm frequently represents employers in claims related to retaliatory discharge, intentional actions of co-employees, safety guard removal issues, non-compliance issues, vocational impairment, and Medicare set aside issues.

Our attorneys are well respected and requested to provide assistance to companies such as Argos Risk Management, Gallagher Bassett Services, York Risk Management Services, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, and HealthSouth Corporation. The firm is the sole provider of workers’ compensation defense services for claims made by state employees through the State Employee Injury Compensation Trust Fund. Our attorneys are frequently selected to speak on workers’ compensation issues and offer continuing legal education seminars on an annual basis through the National Business Institute, Sterling Educational Services, as well as in-house presentations to clients. We take pride in our ability to take a claim from the beginning of a first report of injury being filed, through the trial and appeal of any adverse decisions. If you select us, rest assured your attorney will be well-prepared, knowledgeable, and able to properly advise you in workers’ compensation matters.