Causey Wright focuses our practice on a variety of cases and claims brought by workers who have been injured or become ill or disabled as a result of their on-the-job injury or workplace exposure. We can help at any stage in the following practice areas, from initial claim filing to litigation to case resolution. We offer a free case analysis — contact us for information or assistance.
Causey Wright focuses our practice on a variety of cases and claims brought by workers who have been injured or become ill or disabled as a result of their work exposure. The effect of an injury, illness or disability can reach beyond the medical condition and into lost wages, the need for assistance with returning to work and/or an inability to return to work, permanent impairment and, in some cases, fatality. We can help at any stage in the following practice areas...
The effect of an injury, illness or disability can reach beyond the medical condition and into lost wages, the need for assistance with returning to work and/or an inability to return to work, permanent impairment and, in some cases, fatality. Each case is unique, with puzzle pieces to be put together, often with overlapping benefit claims or legal actions.
Every case is unique, but some of the more common issues that arise in workers' compensation claims include problems with: Claim allowance, Wage and compensation rate-setting, Payment of time loss compensation, Authorization for medical procedures or allowance of medical conditions, Return-to-work and vocational disputes... Read more
Covering injuries suffered while working on the building, repair, maintenance, loading or unloading of a vessel, Longshore claims can present a myriad of issues. The most common are: Acceptance of the claim, establishing an accurate average weekly wage, authorization for medical conditions or treatment options, return-to-work and vocational issues... Read more
The Defense Base Act provides coverage to non-military workers who sustain injury while employed outside the boundaries of the United States in the interest of our country. Most recently, these cases have typically involved defense contractor employees in Iraq and Afghanistan. The most common issues we face in a DBA case include... Read more
Workers who have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace and develop illness due to that exposure, as well as their family members, may be entitled to compensation. This may include a workers’ compensation claim and/or bringing claims against manufacturers and distributors of asbestos-containing products on behalf of mesothelioma victims and their families... Read more
Injuries suffered while working or traveling aboard a vessel in navigable waters are covered under the Jones Act. These cases are commonly referred to as maritime claims but the injuries covered can include those suffered while aboard a vessel on a navigable waterway as well as those suffered at sea. The most common issues to be addressed in a maritime case include... Read more
When a person is injured or disabled due to the fault of another party — such as when an on-the-job injury occurs through the fault of another, or as the result of equipment failure – a personal injury claim may be possible. These cases often overlap with a workers’ compensation claim. We often partner with local counsel in these matters when they arise out of an on-the-job injury... Read more
Have you or a loved one contracted COVID at the workplace? Below are a few tips for filing a workers’ compensation claim. If you have questions about COVID and workers’ compensation, or if your claim was denied, please feel free to contact our firm. We offer a free case analysis, and would be happy to discuss your specific circumstances with you... Read more
Jay Causey offers mediation services in Longshore & Harborworker and Defense Base Act claims, his practice area for nearly forty years. He is well-known by attorneys representing both claimants and carriers for mediating these cases over the past several years. He has brought a high percentage of cases handled to satisfactory resolution... Read more