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Virginia Workers Compensation Deadlines

Workers Compensation in Virginia has a legal time limitation for filing claims. In Virginia, the big time limitation is that when you have an accident you have two years from the time of the accident to file a claim with the Workers Compensation Commission.Read More

What to do when a Social Security Disability Claim is Denied in Virginia?

Has your disability claim been denied with the Social Security Administration? Once your claim has been denied, you have 60 days to file an appeal with the social security disability administration. This can be done online or in a social security office locally. Read More

Is It Wrong To Sue For Workers Compensation? What about retaliation?

ill I hurt my employer, or fellow employees by filing for workers compensation? If I get a workers comp lawyer is that the same as suing my boss?Read More

Do I quality for Virginia Workers Compensation Benefits After Death of Spouse?

In many cases the husband or wife of an employee killed on the job qualifies for Virginia workers compensation benefits for up to 500 weeks.Read More

How much does a workers comp attorney cost in Virginia?

ne of the most common questions we get about Virginia Workers Compensation is how much will it cost to hire and attorney to represent your Workers Comp or Social Security Disability Case?Read More

Are There Toxins in Your Work Environment? Know Your Rights

How well does your workplace regulate the amount of toxins in the environment? What you may not realize is that there are numerous health hazards. Some of the toxins that are present cannot be detected simply by looking at them. They may be airborne and cause respiratory damage. Some toxins can be irritating to the touch or even be cancerous. There are a wide variety of toxins, many of which cannot even be immediately identified.Read More

What Type of Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover in Virginia?

Workers’ compensation exists to help employees who have experienced a work-related injury. It is designed to help workers who are forced to take time off of work in order to heal, providing a way for those employees to recover wages and other financial damages that may have been lost as a result of the injury. Generally, workers’ compensation covers an injury when it is connected to an employment requirement or condition.Read More

What You Should Know Before Seeking Social Security Disability

SSDI (Social Security disability insurance) helps people who can’t maintain employment because of a medical condition. Successfully applying for SSDI isn’t easy though. In fact, it can be downright discouraging. Below, you’ll find several facts that can help you not only pursue a successful claim, but prepare your for the legal process ahead.Read More

If I Was Assaulted At Work, Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation?

In most cases, workplace injuries arise from unforeseeable accidents. For example, a waiter may slip on water in a restaurant’s kitchen, causing them to fall and hurt their back. In another situation, a construction worker’s hand may be caught in a machine, causing significant injury to the hand and wrist area. Those caused by other employees, such as assault, often go without notice, since many people do not consider these accidents. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that about 2 million employees are injured in violent incidents in the workplace every year. The question is: Can a person receive workers’ compensation for injuries that occur as a result of the assault?Read More

4 Myths About Social Security Disability

Oftentimes, people facing severe injuries or impairments feel discouraged because they are not able to perform some of the simplest tasks. Others feel extremely frustrated because they have become financially and physically dependent on others.

Social Security disability insurance is a federal program designed to help injured individuals who have paid into the program as working adults. Unfortunately, many people hear stories about the application process and denial letters. Sometimes, they become so discouraged that they decide not to apply for SSD benefits at all. However, SSD benefits can be extremely beneficial for those who are unable to work due to severe injuries.Read More