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Identifying the People and Agencies in a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claim

2018-06-12T16:20:38+00:00

If you have been injured on the job and are pursuing workers’ compensation benefits, you are going to be coming into contact with a lot of people who are involved in the process. It can get confusing when you are dealing with all these different folks and, really, all you want to do is [...]

Identifying the People and Agencies in a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claim 2018-06-12T16:20:38+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Terms – Part 5 – Other Lingo (Continued)

2016-10-30T13:42:45+00:00

Remember folks – These additional benefits can affect your workers’ compensation claim in Virginia so if you have applied or even if you are thinking of applying for these benefits, consult your attorney first to prevent any potential problems! *Please remember these terms are provided to give you a clearer picture of what is going [...]

Workers’ Compensation Terms – Part 5 – Other Lingo (Continued) 2016-10-30T13:42:45+00:00

I’m Opening a Business – Do I Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

2017-04-26T19:43:30+00:00

Employers who regularly employ 3 or more people at one time are required to purchase workers' compensation insurance coverage. However, I believe that all employees need to be covered under workers' compensation insurance (including you, the business owner). Workers' compensation insurance is relatively inexpensive and it protects a company if an employee has an injury [...]

I’m Opening a Business – Do I Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance? 2017-04-26T19:43:30+00:00

How do I prove Workers’ Compensation permanent disability in Richmond?

2012-10-21T15:12:43+00:00

A work injury lawyer in Richmond can help you sort through your medical records and testimony to figure out if you qualify for permanent disability. If you have been severely injured on the job and are unable to return to work, you may qualify for permanent disability payments through Workers’ Compensation. Proving permanent disability can [...]

How do I prove Workers’ Compensation permanent disability in Richmond? 2012-10-21T15:12:43+00:00

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Types of Workplace Overexertion Injuries

2012-10-19T14:53:35+00:00

Researchers and Richmond Workers’ Compensation attorneys at the Injured Worker's Law Firm know that exertion injuries are a very common type of workplace injury. Accounting for about one in four Workers’ Compensation claims, according to Liberty Mutual’s Workplace Safety Index, exertion injuries have a variety of symptoms and causes and can be suffered in almost [...]

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Types of Workplace Overexertion Injuries 2012-10-19T14:53:35+00:00

How do Workers’ Compensation laws affect my ability to sue my Wilton, Virginia employer for negligence?

2012-10-18T23:12:47+00:00

Be sure to consult with a Workers’ Compensation lawyer with any questions about the Workers’ Comp process. It can be a confusing one. For instance, some are not aware that filing a Workers’ Compensation claim typically forfeits your right to file a lawsuit against your employer. Even if the employer was negligent and it caused [...]

How do Workers’ Compensation laws affect my ability to sue my Wilton, Virginia employer for negligence? 2012-10-18T23:12:47+00:00

Why did Workers’ Compensation laws come into existence?

2012-10-11T16:55:55+00:00

Workers’ Compensation laws came into existence because there was a time in which employees had little rights. As a result, if workers were injured during the scope of their work, they had no recourse for compensation. Today, injured workers may file a claim and may seek assistance from a work injury attorney in Richmond. Additionally, [...]

Why did Workers’ Compensation laws come into existence? 2012-10-11T16:55:55+00:00

How might insurance companies impair a Richmond worker’s rights to compensation for injuries?

2012-10-10T17:02:10+00:00

Contact a workers’ compensation lawyer in Richmond if the insurance company is making every effort to blame you for your accident or blame your injuries on a pre-existing condition. A lawyer may be able to help you file an appeal if the claim is denied. If the insurance company can come up with a reason [...]

How might insurance companies impair a Richmond worker’s rights to compensation for injuries? 2012-10-10T17:02:10+00:00

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Talks about Work Injuries

2016-10-30T13:42:58+00:00

A Richmond workers’ compensation attorney may be able to help recover compensation for a physical work injury, as well as psychological injuries. In some cases, issues of physical disability may be related to emotional distress. Remember, the emotional distress must be the result of a physical injury if it is to be covered under Workers’ [...]

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Talks about Work Injuries 2016-10-30T13:42:58+00:00

What are the penalties for employee Workers’ Compensation fraud in Richmond?

2016-10-30T13:42:59+00:00

Talking with Richmond Workers’ Compensation lawyers can help you avoid making mistakes that could jeopardize your case. One of those is workers’ comp fraud, which could lead to penalties ranging from denial of benefits to imprisonment. Forgetting to disclose something and blatantly lying about information are two different things. According to the Code of Virginia [...]

What are the penalties for employee Workers’ Compensation fraud in Richmond? 2016-10-30T13:42:59+00:00