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Our workers’ compensation law firm is committed to helping our clients understand the ins and outs of the process of filing a claim and seeking benefits. We recognize that the workers’ compensation system can be confusing and overwhelming, which is why we take the time to explain every step of the process in detail and answer any questions you may have.
Our experienced attorneys will help you understand your rights as an employee, the types of benefits available to you, and the deadlines and requirements for filing a claim. We will also navigate the bureaucracy of the workers’ compensation system on your behalf, ensuring that you submit all required paperwork accurately and on time, and that you meet all necessary deadlines.
Do I need a lawyer for a workers’ compensation claim?
Injured workers often wonder if they need a lawyer for an on-the-job injury. You might not think you need a lawyer. But hiring an attorney
Should I sign a release from the insurance company?
If the insurance company asks you to sign a release, you should decline. Virginia workers’ compensation law does not require you to sign a release
What should I tell the insurance company?
You should not tell the insurance company anything after the initial description of the accident. Do not give a recorded statement if you talk to
Should I file a workers’ comp claim?
If you were hurt on the job, you should definitely file a workers’ compensation claim. Filing a claim for your work injury will help you
Will my medical bills get paid after a work injury?
Yes, your medical bills should get paid after a work injury as long as you take the right steps toward a successful workers’ compensation case.
Will I get paid for time missed from work?
If you miss work because of a work injury, you are entitled to receive lost wage benefits. If your doctor takes you totally out of
What workers’ compensation benefits am I entitled to in Virginia?
If you’re injured at work, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act entitles you to certain benefits. These benefits include, but are not limited to: Lifetime medical care for
What should I do after an accident at work?
If you are involved in an accident at work, it is important that you tell your supervisor about your accident as soon as you can.