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  • Brain Injury at Work in Virginia Due to a Work Place Accident

    The worker has an injury at work and unfortunately suffers an injury to his brain. In Virginia the worker can obtain payment for lost wages and medical expenses if the injury keeps him or her from doing his/her pre-injury work. The usual limit for wage loss in Virginia for a work...

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  • Should You Appeal a Richmond Social Security Denial or File a New Claim?

    You thought you had a strong case but you went before the Richmond Social Security Disability Judge and he denied your claim. Should you appeal this denial to the Appeals Council? Prior to last year there was an easy decision. You could do both: you could file a new claim and at ...

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  • What is a Workers' Compensation Injury in Virginia by Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus

    There are two main principles that determine if an injury is covered by Workers' Compensation law in Virginia. First, the injury must occur during the "course of the employment." Thus, there are disputes over whether an injury that occurs on a lunch break or in the parking lot b...

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  • Always File a Claim with the a Virginia Workers' Compensation for your Injury or Accident

    A claimant can protect himself or herself by filing a claim with the Commission.

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  • Best Ideas for a Virginia Workers' Compensation Hearing by Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus

    A workers' compensation hearing is supposed to be simple but it can be very complex. Even though you think you can handle this you really need a lawyer.

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  • Farmville Virginia Social Security Disability Hearing

    If you have a disability hearing in Farmville,Virginia, it will not be a live hearing, it will be a video hearing. The judge will actually be in Charlottesville, Virginia. He or she will appear on a video screen on the wall. There will be a "live" clerk who will set up and reco...

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  • Virgina Workers' Compensation Treating Physician Rule is Alive and Well

    In a recent case, the Full Commission of the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission had to decide whether or not to uphold the treating physician" rule. Simply stated, the rule says if all other matters are equal the Commission gives greater weight to the opinion of a treating ...

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  • Best Suggestions for a Richmond Workers' Compensation Settlement from a Richmond Lawyer

    There are many factors involving settling a workers' compensation in Richmond. These are some of those.

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  • If you were injured at work in Richmond, these are five tips.

    These are tips to follow on an injury at work.

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  • Choosing the best worker's compensation lawyer in Virginia

    If one is injured then one wants the best lawyer you can get. These are some matters to consider.

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