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Settlement

Settlement

What Is The Average Settlement For A Back Injury?

2019-05-06T19:14:26+00:00

Back and spine injuries are one of the most common work injuries we see in injured workers. Whether you injure your back or spine from lifting an object in the office or working a physically demanding job, you may need treatment for that injury. When you injure your back or spine in a work [...]

What Is The Average Settlement For A Back Injury? 2019-05-06T19:14:26+00:00

Do You Have a Self-Administered Medicare Set-Aside?

2018-09-27T21:00:58+00:00

If you are an injured worker who: Was injured in Virginia and has an open Virginia Workers Compensation Claim Is on Medicare, AND you have filed for Social Security (or are otherwise eligible for Medicare benefits) When you settle your Virginia workers compensation claim, you and the insurance company have to get approval from Medicare. [...]

Do You Have a Self-Administered Medicare Set-Aside? 2018-09-27T21:00:58+00:00

How to Calculate Your Virginia Workers Compensation Settlement

2018-08-29T20:52:49+00:00

When you are considering accepting a settlement for your Virginia Workers Compensation Claim, you should really talk to a lawyer.  Settlement is a complicated process and there is no magic number or magic formula for calculating the settlement value of your claim.  I’ve compiled a list below to give you an idea of the [...]

How to Calculate Your Virginia Workers Compensation Settlement 2018-08-29T20:52:49+00:00

How to Survive a Workers Compensation Deposition

2018-08-29T20:39:33+00:00

So, your deposition has been scheduled and you are scared to death.  To make you a bit more comfortable, let me give you some information about depositions. First, let me assure you that you do need to go.  If you do not go to the deposition the first time it is schedule, the Commission [...]

How to Survive a Workers Compensation Deposition 2018-08-29T20:39:33+00:00

Virginia Workers’ Compensation is a Slow Process

2018-06-12T16:22:38+00:00

Virginia workers’ compensation can be a painfully slow process. I’m not trying to frighten anyone but, as an injured worker, you need to know what to expect when dealing with this process. Also, there are several processes within the process – a claim has to be formally approved or denied before a hearing can [...]

Virginia Workers’ Compensation is a Slow Process 2018-06-12T16:22:38+00:00

Why Accept A Virginia Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

2018-03-07T05:09:12+00:00

When you are faced with a life changing work injury, the decision to accept a workers’ compensation settlement can be a complicated one. There are pro’s and con’s on either side of the decision so I’ve put together the list below in order to educate injured workers of the benefits of accepting a workers’ [...]

Why Accept A Virginia Workers’ Compensation Settlement? 2018-03-07T05:09:12+00:00

Why A Virginia Workers’ Compensation Settlement Must be Approved by the Commission

2018-03-07T05:39:53+00:00

When the workers' compensation insurance company and the injured worker (and possibly their attorneys) reach an agreement for a Virginia workers’ compensation settlement, the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission will oversee the settlement and must approve it for it to become final. Virginia Code Section 65.2-701 requires that ALL Virginia workers compensation settlements be filed [...]

Why A Virginia Workers’ Compensation Settlement Must be Approved by the Commission 2018-03-07T05:39:53+00:00

Can I Accept Settlement for my Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claim and Keep Lifetime Medical Benefits?

2017-04-10T03:46:40+00:00

We get this question regularly from injured workers.  Folks want to know “Can I settle my workers' compensation claim and also keep my lifetime medical benefits?”  People are concerned (obviously for valid reasons) that their medical condition from their injuries may get worse in the future and they want to have a provision in [...]

Can I Accept Settlement for my Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claim and Keep Lifetime Medical Benefits? 2017-04-10T03:46:40+00:00

4 Reasons to Go to Mediation for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

2016-11-15T04:15:31+00:00

In Virginia, workers’ compensation disputes can be resolved in a few different ways.  Injured workers can take a settlement, come to an agreement with the insurance company (an Award Order or Stipulated Order), go to a hearing before a Deputy Commissioner, or go to mediation to resolve the matter. Here are 4 reasons why mediation [...]

4 Reasons to Go to Mediation for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim 2016-11-15T04:15:31+00:00