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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Headquarters Is Moving

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The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC) headquarters will be moving to a new location. 333 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Originally, it was at 1000 DMV Drive. Operations begin December 13, 2017. The move will consolidate business offices for VWC headquarters, including hearing locations, VWC’s insurance office, and the Virginia Victims Fund. For more

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Are My Prescription Glasses Covered From a Workplace Injury?

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Is there a limit to how many body parts can be covered by workers compensation? If there are medical records that prove the injuries are because of the workplace accident and the defendants—typically the employer and insurer—agree that they are compensable workplace injuries, then no, there is no limit to how many body parts can

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Why Are Women’s Workplace Injury Cases Sometimes More Complicated Than Men’s?

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In more than three decades of trying workers comp cases, Lawyer Doug Landau has noticed that women’s workplace injury cases are sometimes more complicated than men’s. Having represented pregnant bartenders, senior caregivers with child rearing responsibilities in the home, and regular substitute teachers, Landau acknowledges how daunting it can be for women who have to

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Eliminating Class-Action Lawsuits, Limiting Rightful Compensation, and More: Congress Pushes Anti-Civil Justice Bills

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When Lawyer Doug Landau teaches civics and the Constitution at various local middle schools, he emphasizes the protections afforded to each of us under the law. He notes, “The civil jury is one of our greatest equalizers. It makes equal rich and poor.” However, in less than two months, anti-civil justice bills have been coming

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