Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Nicolas Estiverne, Nicolas Estiverne & Associates, New Orleans, for plaintiff/appellant.
Charles M. Lanier, Jr., Daniel A. Rees, Christovich & Kearney, New Orleans, for defendant/appellee.
Before WICKER and GOTHARD, JJ., and JOHN BOUTALL, J. Pro Tem.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Fifth Circuit.
Claimant, Charlotte Mack, appeals a decision by a hearing officer of the Office of Workers' Compensation. The judgment recognized claimant's right to consult an orthopedist of her choice. Additionally, the judgment found that the rate of compensation paid to claimant was correct and that no refund was due to the employer, and that defendant was not subject to penalties for arbitrary and capricious conduct.
The record shows that Charlotte Mack...
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