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  • How to find a Virginia Social Security Lawyer or Attorney

    People with a disability may often need legal assistance. These are some pointers on how to find a lawyer in Virginia.

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  • Why a Good Richmond Workers' Compensation Lawyer or Attorney is required for your accident at work.

    If you we're injured at work in Richmond, Virginia, you can handle the claim yourself. However, if your injury is significant, then you should consider retaining a Richmond Workers' Compensation Lawyer or Attorney for this accident. But don't get just anyone. Make sure the lawye...

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  • Why Petersburg Workers Compensation Hearings are in Richmond, Virginia

    At one tine if you were injured in Petersburg, Virginia, the Workers' Compensation hearing would be in Petersburg, Virginia. This is called a venue rule. The hearing is supposed to be in the city or county where the injury occurred or the next contiguous county. For a long time,...

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  • Workers' Compensation Deposition: avoid these mistakes!

    When a claimant has a workers' compensation claim, the insurer will often take the claimant's deposition. There are important factors to consider.

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  • Virginia Workers' Compensation & the Light Duty Job Search

    In a recent case before the Court of Appeals, City of Fredericksburg v. Grijalva, Record Number 0833-12-2 (September 4, 2012), the Court dealt with an appeal by an insurer of a Virginia Workers Compensation Commission ruling favoring the claimant. The insurer for the City attemp...

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  • Who will select Virginia's new Worker's Compensation Commissioner?

    In Virginia, the legislature selects the Commissioners who run the Worker's Compensation Commission. At the present time we have a Republican House of Delegates and a Democratic Senate. We also h?ve a Republican Governor. The legistlature is up for a election this November 2011. ...

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  • Virginia Loses the Labor Commissioner from its Workers Compensation Commission

    In Virginia, the Workers Compensation system is governed by three Commissioners. One of those Commissioners is now retiring. The Commissioners choose the Chief Deputy Commissioner as the manager for the Commission and choose all of the staff for the Commission including the Heari...

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  • A Virginia Workers Compensation Accident Involving Use of a Cell Phone

    Many people in Virginia may think using a cell phone at work is not an accident like a fall or like a back injury caused by lifting a box. Virginians may also think you cannot get workers compensation for just using a cell phone at work. However, a recent case in Virginia has ind...

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  • Why the Specialist is best for Virginia WC Law?

    Attorneys specialize like doctors. Some orthopedists handle backs, some arms, and some do only legs. Again, like doctors many attorneys specialize in areas of the law. There are still some attorneys who are general practitioners and try to handle every case that comes in the

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  • Facebook can be a problem for Claimants with Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Claims

    In a recent case in Charlottesville, Virginia a claimant won a $10.6 million jury verdict due to the death of his 25-year old wife in 2007. She had died when her Honda Accord was hit by a cement mixer. The driver of the cement mixer was at fault because he had lost control of the...

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