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Hiring A Lawyer

Hiring A Lawyer

The Cost of a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

2018-10-31T16:21:28+00:00

What is the cost of a workers compensation lawyer?  Well, my office tries first to educate injured workers so they can help themselves. How the Injured Workers Law Firm Operates My office talks to a lot of folks every day, even people that are not “officially” clients. We do this because we are ADVOCATES [...]

The Cost of a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer 2018-10-31T16:21:28+00:00

Having Trouble With Your Workers’ Compensation Claim?

2018-10-23T18:45:35+00:00

What To Do If Your Compensation Claim is Denied If your claim for Virginia workers’ compensation benefits has been denied by the insurance carrier need to understand what steps to take in order to get medical treatment for your work injuries and to get the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC) involved in your case [...]

Having Trouble With Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? 2018-10-23T18:45:35+00:00

I’m a Virginia State Employee and No Lawyer Will Take My Workers Comp Case

2018-03-14T14:12:39+00:00

When a Virginia State employee has a workers’ comp claim (all state claims are insured through Managed Care Innovations or MCI), the case can never settle because the State of Virginia never settles cases (with one rare exception). Plus, a settlement requires resignation which a Virginia State employee would not like as an option [...]

I’m a Virginia State Employee and No Lawyer Will Take My Workers Comp Case 2018-03-14T14:12:39+00:00

How Can My Employer Cheat Me Out of My Benefits By Giving Me Light Duty Work and Then Firing Me on My First Day Back on the Job?

2018-03-06T22:49:55+00:00

Virginia case law has held that, when your employer gives you light duty work to do that’s within your work restrictions given by your workers’ compensation treating doctor and then fires you for cause, your workers’ compensation benefits may be terminated for good.  “Cause” for being fired could be a violation of a minor [...]

How Can My Employer Cheat Me Out of My Benefits By Giving Me Light Duty Work and Then Firing Me on My First Day Back on the Job? 2018-03-06T22:49:55+00:00

Is Hiring a Workers Compensation Attorney in Virginia Expensive?

2017-06-11T15:52:46+00:00

Is Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Virginia Expensive? Video Transcript One of their biggest concerns an injured worker has is can I afford a workers compensation attorney or not. First, all attorneys that I know who do workers compensation offer an initial free consultation. I go a step [...]

Is Hiring a Workers Compensation Attorney in Virginia Expensive? 2017-06-11T15:52:46+00:00

Why Should I Contact an Attorney When My Employer Pays My Wages and Medical Benefits After Being Hurt on the Job?

2017-05-08T03:34:11+00:00

There are several reasons why you should still contact a workers’ compensation attorney - even if you are receiving all of your benefits.  First, just because they are paying your benefits now does not mean this will continue.  The workers’ compensation insurance company can still cut off all of your benefits if you don’t [...]

Why Should I Contact an Attorney When My Employer Pays My Wages and Medical Benefits After Being Hurt on the Job? 2017-05-08T03:34:11+00:00

Should I Use a Specialist in My Workers Compensation Case?

2017-06-11T21:07:37+00:00

Should I Use a Specialist in My Worker's Compensation Case? Video Transcript People have asked me if they should use their local general practice attorney or a friend of the family who is an attorney for their workers compensation case. As someone who handles only workers compensation claims, I [...]

Should I Use a Specialist in My Workers Compensation Case? 2017-06-11T21:07:37+00:00

When Do I Need A Workers Compensation Attorney?

2016-10-30T13:42:36+00:00

The simple answer is you may never need a workers compensation attorney. Many times you can get through the workers' compensation system without a lawyer. Most work injuries are minor; for example: cuts on the hand requiring stitches, minor burns, knee twists and ankle sprains. In most of these situations, simple medical treatment is provided [...]

When Do I Need A Workers Compensation Attorney? 2016-10-30T13:42:36+00:00

Workers Compensation and Willful Misconduct

2016-10-30T13:42:39+00:00

When an employee has a work accident, employers and the workers compensation insurance company sometimes claim willful misconduct as a defense to the claim by the injured worker. Injuries caused by an employee’s willful misconduct are not covered by Virginia workers compensation. To prevail on a defense of willful conduct, the employer must prove that (1) [...]

Workers Compensation and Willful Misconduct 2016-10-30T13:42:39+00:00

Keeping Workers Compensation Claim Information Confidential

2016-10-30T13:42:39+00:00

Keeping workers compensation claim information confidential is important to a lot of injured workers. When you call my office for help, my staff is going to be asking you a lot of questions about your workers compensation situation and your personal information – this is information that is vital for the attorney to be able [...]

Keeping Workers Compensation Claim Information Confidential 2016-10-30T13:42:39+00:00