Workers’ Compensation Defense

The attorneys at Wilkins Patterson represent employers and insurance carriers throughout the Southeastern United States. Our clients depend on the accurate evaluation of claims and objective guidance and recommendations.

Our workers’ compensation group offers the combination of efficiency and success. Moreover, we share our clients’ concern for the issues that commonly arise in these cases. We have experience with the use of independent medical examinations and advise our clients when these procedures are appropriate for particular cases.

Each year, Wilkins Patterson hosts a Workers’ Compensation Seminar bringing together professionals from surrounding states in one place. The event features speakers from several disciplines including risk management, medical, regulatory, legislative as well as legal fields to share best practices in the field of workers’ compensation.

Other Practice Areas:

Alternative Dispute Resolution

While our firm specializes in litigation, we also recognize the need of insurers and employers to examine all options regarding cost containment.

Appellate Practice

Our lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts.

Civil Rights Defense

Patterson recognize that these claims must be investigated thoroughly but fairly, with close attention to detail.

Construction Defense and Consulting

The lawyers in the construction group at Wilkins Patterson provide consulting services to their clients relating to all facets of the construction industry.

Employment Law

The attorneys at Wilkins Patterson believe in a proactive approach to employment defense, which includes workplace counseling designed to ensure compliance and avoid litigation when possible.

General Liability

Since the 1970s, companies have depended upon the experience, skill and professional dedication of the attorneys at Wilkins Patterson to defend their liability claims.

Motor Vehicle Defense

Motor Vehicle liability defense was a practice area upon which Wilkins Patterson was founded and it continues to be a fundamental practice area today.

Premises Liability

The lawyers at Wilkins Patterson represent business owners in premises liability cases including slip and falls, negligent security, and false imprisonment lawsuits.

Products Liability

Our products liability group represents manufacturers, retailers, medical providers, automobile manufacturers and dealers in a variety of claims.

Rental Purchase Law

Attorneys at Wilkins Patterson represent business clients in matters involving rental purchase laws and contract disputes.