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Katie M. CliffordKatie Clifford is a Partner at McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips. She has been practicing law for 13 years, all of which have been with MVP. Katie litigates workers’ compensation claims and labor and employment matters. She works with many employers, implementing programs and educating employees to limit workers’ compensation and litigation claims.
Katie successfully argues and defends cases before the Kansas Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Division of Workers Compensation and before the Missouri Division and Missouri’s Labor and Industrial Relations Commission. Most recently, she successfully defended the employer in Jeff Goodman v. Cable Dahmer Chevrolet, convincing the trial Court, the claimant was not permanently and totally disabled as a result of the work accident. Her abilities in handling occupational disease cases, drug and alcohol defenses, and alleged mental injuries frequently lead to successful outcomes. She routinely speaks to employers and attorneys in the workers’ compensation field, providing updates on Kansas and Missouri law, including a recent presentation before the Missouri Bar Association.
Katie counsels employers on the workers’ compensation process, including compliance with statutory requirements, effective claims handling, investigations, and scene documentation. She assists employers in navigating the effects of preexisting injuries, disciplinary issues, and termination, during pending workers’ compensation claims.