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Some Acronyms and Abbreviations to know for your Workers’ Comp Case

We are constantly trying to make certain our clients and injured workers’ for that matter, know what to know. It certainly doesn’t hurt to know the acronyms and abbreviations used in a workers’ compensation case. The more you know the more you are able to make the right decisions and discuss your issues with your lawyer.

For a complete guide on workers comp in Virginia, get our FREE book “Ultimate to Workers’ Compensation in Virginia”, author Michele Lewane, Attorney at the Injured Workers Law Firm in Richmond, VA. www.injuredworkerslawfirm.com

EE: Employee
Clmt’s: Claimant’s
Obj’s: Objections
Ans.: Answers
Er’s: Employer’s
Rsp/Rsp’s: Responses
Rcvd: Received
Req: Request/requested
Rogs: Interrogatories
RFP: Requests for Production of Documents
Hrng/HRNG: Hearing
Info: Information
cc: carbon copied
t/c: telephone call
pc/PC: phone call
lmw: left message with
rep/reps: represent(s) or representation
CFB: Claim for Benefits
CIC: Change in Condition
NOR: Notice of Representation
Evid in rsp: Evidence in response
Pos stmt/stmt of pos: position statement
Depo: Deposition
Dr: Doctor
Cont: continue/continued/continuance
Med: Medical
Rec: record/records

V/M: left voicemail
NCM: Nurse Case Manager
TT: Total Temporary Benefits
PPD: Permanent Partial Disability Benefits
AWW: Average Weekly Wage
IR: Impairment Rating
Comp Rate: Compensation Rate
MMI: Maximum Medical Improvement
FCE: Functional Capacity Evaluation


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.