• Injured at Work? What Now?

    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.

    Learn More Request Free Consultation
  • Trouble With Your Workers Comp Claim?

    If you have questions about your claim or if your worker's compensation claim has been denied our attorneys can help.

    Learn More Request Free Consultation
  • What's Your Claim Worth?

    Not all work injuries claims are the same, some are worth more than others. We can help get you the most out of your claim.

    Learn More Request Free Consultation
  • Do You Need an Attorney?

    Not sure if you need an attorney? Call us today and speak with an attorney for free. We can help answer your questions and get you on the right track.

    Learn More Request Free Consultation

So, how do I find an experienced workers’ compensation attorney in my area?

1. Get a referral from an attorney that you know. He or she will probably know someone who specializes in
your area of need. If you need an attorney in an area of practice that we don’t handle, call us and we’ll help
you find the right lawyer for your case.
2. Get a recommendation from someone who has actually used that lawyer for the same type of case you have. Hiring your deadbeat brother-in-law’s DUI
attorney for your workers compensation case might not be a good idea.

3. Visit internet rating sites. They are pretty good. Avvo.com and Nolo.com are reputable.
4. Check to see whether your lawyer is a specialist.
Virginia has no state specific specialization process, but many experienced attorneys are members of specific organizations regarding specific areas of the
law.

5. To get a good “feel” for a lawyer, call the office and ask for any books or articles they have written and CD’s
or DVD’s on your case subject area that they have recorded. Most lawyers will gladly send you their new client information package.
Again, this isn’t, by any means, a complete list. You need to do your homework. Visit websites, watch YouTube videos, and
make in-person appointments. 

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.