Focused Solely On Workers’ Compensation Defense

At Keefe & DePauli, P.C., our legal practice is concentrated exclusively on workers’ compensation defense and occupational disease defense. We have a long and successful record representing businesses in Illinois and Missouri for more than six decades and counting. Our attorneys are committed to helping advance your company’s interests, and in ensuring that your business is not unduly or inappropriately burdened by the workers’ compensation laws in your state.

In addition to our legal advocacy on behalf of our clients, a number of our attorneys are frequently consulted by judges, arbitrators and other attorneys for their thorough knowledge and deep insight into workers’ compensation law. Several of our firm’s lawyers have also served as expert witnesses for insurers and other attorneys in workers’ compensation litigation matters. Firm members also regularly share their knowledge in the form of journal articles, book chapters, private presentations and insurance industry seminars.

Offering A Wide Range Of Workers’ Compensation Services

Keefe & DePauli, P.C., will assist your business in every aspect of workers’ compensation law, from the start of your case until its resolution. We make a point of framing each new development in its proper legal context, in order to empower you with clear information and reliable recommendations so that you can make decisions with confidence.

We will help you identify exactly what information you need, and we will help you obtain it and put it to use in a carefully crafted legal strategy designed to advance your interests forcefully while making efficient use of your time and resources. Our services include:

  • Occupational disease
  • Independent medical evaluations
  • Compensability and benefit assessments
  • Subrogation
  • Suspension/termination of workers’ compensation benefits
  • Utilization review and medical fee schedule analysis

Years Of Experience Representing Self-Insured Companies

In addition to representing businesses that use third-party insurers, we also have extensive experience working with self-insured companies. Our detailed understanding of the unique benefits and risks of self-insurance gives us the tools we need to help such businesses navigate workers’ compensation issues when they arise.

Get More Information About Our Services

If you would like to know how we can help you and your company, the first step is to meet with us by phone or at our office in Fairview Heights, Illinois. To schedule a meeting, please contact us by calling 618-537-1478 or by sending an email.