Legal Issues That Can Cause Problems With Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation is a “No-Fault” remedy created by
statute. Negligence on the part of the employer or a coemployee
is not an issue. Workers’ compensation statutes and
case law have changed the nature of workers’ compensation
and have carved out numerous exceptions. There are
numerous written materials on the legal issues surrounding
workers’ compensation and it’s beyond the scope of this
guidebook to provide a detailed analysis. However, since
knowledge is power, I think it is important for you to know the
more common issues to help you understand your workers’
compensation claim. The injured worker has the burden to
prove each element of his injury by accident. He must prove
that he had an injury by accident that arose out of and in the
course of his employment, which resulted in incapacity


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The Injured Workers Law Firm is a Richmond, Virginia based firm solely focused on serving clients with workers' compensation claims in Virginia. If you have questions about your benefits or if you would like more information on the Virginia Workers’ Compensation system, order our book, “The Ultimate Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Virginia” , or call our office today (804) 755-7755.