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    If you have been injured in a workplace accident, here are several important steps you must take to get compensation for your injuries and lost wages.

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Seeking Workers’ Compensation Reversal? Get Help from a Richmond, Virginia, Attorney

You may have found that your claim for Virginia Workers’ Compensation benefits has been denied. To learn if you have a chance at reversing that decision, you should consult with a Richmond, Virginia, attorney as soon as possible.

There are several reasons why a Virginia Workers’ Compensation claim can be denied. Whether it’s insufficient evidence of disability, a lack of clarity as to whether the injury happened at work or questions about a pre-existing condition, these can lead to a denial.

However, you may be able to reverse that decision. The first step is to contact the insurance company to learn the specifics of why it was denied. You may be able to come to a resolution without going any further.

If not, your next step will be to go through an appeals process. The format of this process will depend on the state you live in. You may be required to file an appeal within a certain time period. Or there may be other conditions that must be met.

To improve your chance at a favorable outcome, you should enlist the help of an attorney who has experience with Workers’ Compensation claims. You especially will need legal counsel if the appeals process results in a hearing.

A Workers Compensation reversal also can happen after a claimant’s benefits have been accepted. It may come to light that the employer doesn’t have to pay them. If you are in this situation, you would benefit from speaking to a Richmond, Virginia attorney about your case.

Contact a Richmond, Virginia Attorney about Your Workers Compensation Claim 

When you have difficulties with your Workers’ Compensation claim, a Virginia Workers’ Comp lawyer can bear some of the burden you’ve been placed under. To get back on your feet, whether it means getting back to work or getting the benefits you deserve, order a copy of our free book, the Ultimate Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Virginia, and contact a Workers’ Comp attorney at the Injured Workers Law Firm for a no-cost consultation – 1-877-755-7744 or 1-804-755-7755.


About the Author:

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.