Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Catherine Orwig, Metairie, for Defendant/Appellant, Wal-Mart Stores.
Vijay Venkataraman, Baton Rouge, for Plaintiff/Appellee, Samantha Luper.
Before: CARTER, C.J., WHIPPLE and CIACCIO, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, First Circuit.
In this workers' compensation matter, the defendant/employer, Wal-Mart, appeals the judgment of the Office of Workers' Compensation ("OWC"), ordering it to pay certain medical expenses and assessing penalties and attorney's fees against it. The claimant answered the appeal, seeking an increase in the amount of attorney's fees awarded. For the following reasons, we affirm in part, reverse in part, amend in part and, as amended, affirm.
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