Carla R. Hounshel
Ms. Hounshel leads the firm's Indiana workers’ compensation defense practice, regularly appearing before the Worker's Compensation Board of Indiana. She also provides frequent employment law advice to employers on the interaction between the ADA, the FMLA, and workers’ compensation law and defends employers in employment discrimination and retaliatory discharge cases. Hounshel was a 2006 Indianapolis Bar Foundation Distinguised Fellow.
Carla R. Hounshel, a partner with the firm, litigates workers’ compensation issues on behalf of employers and counsels insurance adjusters and third-party administrators daily on the intricacies of the Indiana Worker's Compensation Act. She also presents workers’ compensation seminars to insurance companies and third-party administrators several times each year. In addition, because employment issues outside the Worker's Compensation Act often arise, she is well versed in various employment and labor issues and frequently litigates employment discrimination and retaliatory discharge claims.
- Indiana Worker's Compensation Law Alert: Legislature Enacts Changes to LawRead more on the changes the Indiana Legislature has enacted to the existing Worker’s Compensation Act (“Act”).
- Indiana Worker's Compensation Law Alert: Board Seminar on New Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) FormularyRead more on Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board's in-person seminar on Indiana’s adoption of the ODG Formulary and how it will apply to worker’s compensation cases starting January 1, 2019.