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Worker’s Compensation Defense

Worker’s Compensation Defense

Providing proactive, efficient, and responsive representation to Indiana employers

Located a few steps from the State of Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board, lawyers at Norris Choplin Schroeder LLP proactively defend employers in injury actions and provider fee claims across the state of Indiana.  Our experience includes the following representative scenarios:

  • Permanent Partial Impairment (PPI) Claims
  • Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Claims
  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Claims
  • Provider Fee Claims
  • Cases involving the following defenses:
    • Intoxication
    • Knowingly self-inflicted injuries
    • Commission of offense
    • Knowing failure to use a safety appliance
    • Knowing failure to obey a reasonable written or printed rule of the employer posted in a conspicuous position in the place of work
    • Knowing failure to perform statutory duty
  • Defense of allegations of bad faith in claims handling
  • Investigations of accidents by third parties
  • Other defenses:
    • Horseplay
    • Lack of diligence
    • False claims of injury
  • Discovery of employee and accident records by third parties
  • Overpayment of benefits
  • Settlements including those involving Social Security Disability, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Medicare Set Asides
  • Cases involving overpayment of benefits
  • Less typical cases involving heart attacks, sexual abuse, and stress claims
  • Serious injury cases involving amputations, vision loss, and spinal fusions

NCS Worker’s Compensation Defense Attorneys

Thomas B. Bays


Ryan L. Garner



Richard L. Norris

Of Counsel


Pete Schroeder



Mary Jo Wedding

Of Counsel