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Ms. Juteau, Hearing Representative, represents insurance carriers, self-insured employers and public entities in workers’ compensation lien defense. She has worked in workers’ compensation defense litigation for many years, and is certified in EAMS training.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Juteau was a Lien Specialist/Hearing Representative for Black and Rose in Irvine, where she established the lien unit and conducted training seminars for clients and potential clients. With proficiency in OMFS, she negotiated medical provider bills and lien settlements, walk-throughs and C&Rs. She achieved favorable outcomes in “take nothing” cases, appearing before WCABs throughout Southern California.
At StrataCare in Irvine, Ms. Juteau also served as a Hearing Representative, analyzing lien claims in collaboration with attorneys and adjusters to defend the firm’s bill review decisions. She was a qualified expert witness at lien trials. Ms. Juteau implemented a bill review tracking system, and received an award from the firm for medical bill review. She maintained communications with clients, adjusters and providers regarding case status, and represented clients in interstate hearings, which required developing expertise in multiple states’ fee schedules.
Ms. Juteau was a Hearing Representative for Health Management Systems in Long Beach, representing a major lien claimant, the California Department of Health Care Services/Medi-Cal. She managed more than 300 files, assisting in litigation strategy and with high-value cases handled by other hearing reps. She appeared before WCABs throughout California. She held the same title at Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants in Seal Beach, working on behalf of county trauma hospital lien claimants.
Before focusing on lien claimants and lien hearings, Ms. Juteau worked for several workers’ compensation defense firms in Southern California in a variety of administrative and legal-support positions.
Ms. Juteau is a graduate of Dana Hills High School. She speaks conversational French.