Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Can I Sue My Employer If I Am Hurt on the Job?

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The corollary question Workers Comp lawyer Doug Landau is often asked is, “Am I restricted to the limited benefits of Workers Compensation?” If the employer has in place a policy of Workers Compensation Insurance, then under Virginia law you probably cannot sue them for all of your losses. You are likely restricted to the limited

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Do Employer’s Safety Rules Have to Be Spelled Out?

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“Employer’s safety rules do not have to be in the form of a book, poster or toolbox handout,” notes Northern Virginia workers comp lawyer Doug Landau. There are cases where a simple diagram on a piece of machinery or verbal reminders would be sufficient. In one case, Landau recalls, a landscape crew member got sick

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