LCHLAURA C. HAGENOW
Partner
Indianapolis, IN
P: 317.818.1360
F: 317.818.1390
lchagenow@kopkalaw.com

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Laura C. Hagenow concentrates her practice in the defense of worker’s compensation claims throughout the state of Indiana. She has over eighteen years of experience in various civil litigation matters, ranging from family law, employment law, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation and insurance defense.

Before focusing her practice on worker’s compensation, Laura also defended and represented clients in medical malpractice, ADA, employment litigation, general insurance defense, including premises liability, auto accidents, and defamation actions.  Laura has represented health care corporations and directors throughout various stages of criminal neglect cases prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office, the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Adult Protective Services, Postal Investigators and during the massive execution of a search warrant by over fifty federal agents.

Laura has given presentations on the handling of Indiana Worker’s Compensation at various seminars and for claims representatives, TPAs, and self-insured employers such as:

• Gallagher Bassett
• Secura Insurance
• Synergy Insurance
• Broadspire
• Berkley Net
• Southwest Airlines

She also co-authored “Responding to Subpoenas for Business Records & Forfeiture Actions,” Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 1992.  Laura is known for her excellent work product; and is extremely skilled at case handling and resolution. Because of this talent, she develops an outstanding rapport with her clients.

Outside of the office, Laura enjoys staying active with her family. They water and snow ski, as well as engage in other forms of physical fitness. Laura is also very involved at Saint Simon the Apostle Catholic Church and School and The Sagamore Golf Club.

MEMBERSHIPS
Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, Worker’s Compensation Section
Indiana State Bar Association
Indianapolis
Bar Association
Indiana Worker’s Compensation Institute, Inc.

ADMISSIONS
Indiana

U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana

EDUCATION
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. Cum Laude
Indiana University, B.A.