Virginia Workers’ Compensation Blog

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Blog is your online resource when you are injured on the job in Virginia. Our updated information will help you get the workers’ compensation benefits that you deserve.

Recent Posts on Virginia Workers Compensation Benefits

Why the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Wants a Recorded Statement

What should I do when the workers compensation insurance company wants me to give a written or recorded statement? After an accident (especially accidents involving [...]

Can I File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits If I Work From Home?

In today’s world of technology and the internet, more and more, people are able to work from locations outside of their employer’s building or office. [...]

What is Mediation?

You have been asked to go to mediation.  What does that mean? Mediation is a voluntary meeting in which the parties come together with a [...]

Am I Entitled To Money For Scarring?

Many people ask about whether they are entitled to any money for scarring that is the result of a work accident.  The answer is yes [...]

Is This Workers Compensation Settlement Offer Fair?

This is a question I get frequently. Folks usually call me after they have been offered a workers compensation settlement by the insurance carrier and [...]

Head Injuries Are Treated Differently Under Virginia Workers Compensation

When employees suffer head injuries on the job, insurance companies will often accept a claim for a “head injury” but they often do not want to accept [...]

If I Make a Workers Compensation Claim, Am I Going to Get Fired?

Injured Workers' Law Firm helps protect injured workers from an illegal or improper firing or termination when they make a workers' [...]

Often A Work Injury Leads to High Blood Pressure

Many folks who experience a work injury on the job are in pain.  Sadly, this can often be for long periods of time.  As you may [...]

If I Don’t Like My Workers Compensation Doctor, Can I Switch?

Injured Workers' Law Firm Attorney Michele Lewane shares a couple of tricks on how you can change your Workers' Compensation Doctor. [...]

The 4 Biggest Reasons People Accept a Workers Compensation Settlement

Every injured worker I deal with has their own individual set of circumstances. A lot of folks want to know why some injured workers choose [...]