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Michele Lewane Featured in VA Lawyers Weekly

2019-10-02T12:40:08+00:00

Injured Worker's Law Firm lawyer, Michele Lewane, was recently featured in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly last week. The article described the Joint Legislative and Audit Commission conducting it's first study on Virginia workers compensation in nearly 30 years. The JLARC are investigating all facets of the workers' compensation system and employee and employer rights. [...]

Michele Lewane Featured in VA Lawyers Weekly2019-10-02T12:40:08+00:00

Why the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Wants a Recorded Statement

2018-10-25T15:54:24+00:00

What should I do when the workers’ compensation insurance company wants me to give a written or recorded statement? After a Virginia work accident (especially accidents involving serious injuries or death) you can expect the workers’ compensation insurance company to be calling you so they can take a “statement". There is a reason they [...]

Why the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Wants a Recorded Statement2018-10-25T15:54:24+00:00

When Can I Get a Second Opinion?

2018-10-25T15:45:18+00:00

When you have had a work injury in Virginia and are dealing with the Virginia Workers Compensation system, there are often times when a medical opinion will be needed from a doctor other than the injured worker’s treating physician.  There any many reasons why this would be. However, not all second opinions are required [...]

When Can I Get a Second Opinion?2018-10-25T15:45:18+00:00

Can I get a second opinion in a Richmond workers’ compensation case?

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

A Workers’ Compensation benefits attorney in Richmond can be helpful managing your claim or answering any questions you may have along the way. One thing he or she may tell you is that you have the right to get a second opinion in a worker’s comp case. Just as your employer has rights, such as [...]

Can I get a second opinion in a Richmond workers’ compensation case?2016-10-30T13:42:58+00:00

Importance of Accurate Medical History in a Richmond Workers’ Compensation Case

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

Consulting a Workers’ Compensation benefits attorney in Richmond can help in making sure your work injury claim is properly protected. An attorney can explain your rights as a worker as well as some of the things you should and shouldn’t do when seeking benefits. One of the important things you need to do is provide [...]

Importance of Accurate Medical History in a Richmond Workers’ Compensation Case2016-10-30T13:42:59+00:00

Does Workers’ Compensation cover all Richmond employees?

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

Workers’ Compensation laws are complicated and may vary from one state to the next. Fully understanding your rights as an employee may be difficult, which is why some choose to consult with a Richmond Workers’ Comp attorney. One of the false assumptions made regarding Workers’ Compensation is that all workers are covered. Although this may [...]

Does Workers’ Compensation cover all Richmond employees?2016-10-30T13:42:59+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Claim: Attorney in Richmond Explains Denial of Benefits

2018-11-09T21:16:41+00:00

Before you decide you don’t have a workers’ compensation claim because it was denied, read what a Richmond workers’ compensation attorney says about denials and why you should appeal the decision. There are many reasons why people have a workers' compensation claim denied. Understanding the legalities, guidelines and rules behind these claims will allow [...]

Workers’ Compensation Claim: Attorney in Richmond Explains Denial of Benefits2018-11-09T21:16:41+00:00

Workers’ Compensation Claim Fraud Explained by Workers’ Comp Attorney in Richmond

2018-11-09T21:20:00+00:00

A workers’ compensation claim can be denied because it appears fraudulent. Learn why this is a case from this explanation by a workers’ comp attorney in Richmond at the Injured Workers’ Law Firm. How Fraud Affects Workers’ Compensation Claims Workers' compensation is an insurance coverage that is designed to protect employees in the workplace. [...]

Workers’ Compensation Claim Fraud Explained by Workers’ Comp Attorney in Richmond2018-11-09T21:20:00+00:00

Chemical Burns May Require Richmond Work Injury Attorney to Obtain Compensation

2016-10-30T13:43:02+00:00

A Richmond work injury attorney may be able to help if you are injured while working with dangerous chemicals. Chemical burns are painful on-the-job injuries that may cause serious damage to a worker, and may warrant filing a claim. Chemical burns may result from a number of hazardous substances like acids, alkalis, and hydrocarbons. The [...]

Chemical Burns May Require Richmond Work Injury Attorney to Obtain Compensation2016-10-30T13:43:02+00:00

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Fees

2016-10-30T13:43:02+00:00

If you are like many people, you may believe that hiring a Richmond Workers’ Compensation attorney to represent you in your work injury claim will cost a lot of money. However, many lawyers work on a contingency fee arrangement, which means the only way they get paid is if your claim is successful. Inquiring about [...]

Richmond Workers’ Compensation Attorney Fees2016-10-30T13:43:02+00:00