Tag Archives: Virginia Workers Compensation Commission

When Do I Have to Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?

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Unlike a car crash or other accidental injury case, Virginia Workers’ Compensation cases have no absolute settlement date. In other words, a workers’ compensation case in Virginia and Washington, D.C. can go on for years and even decades. At the Abrams Landau law office, we have some files that are nearing three decades old for

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Can I Sue My Employer If I Was Injured While Working?

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In Virginia, like many other states where Herndon injury and disability lawyer Doug Landau is licensed to practice law, if you are injured while working and your employer has workers’ compensation, you cannot sue your employer. Instead, you should report your injury to your employer immediately, and either file a claim with the Virginia Workers’

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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Headquarters Has Moved

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The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC) headquarters has moved to a new location. 333 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219 It was originally at 1000 DMV Drive. The move will help consolidate business offices for VWC headquarters, including hearing locations, VWC’s insurance office, and the Virginia Victims Fund. Free visitor parking is available at 301 E.

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“New Claim Administrator” – Does this mean that my airport injury case is over?

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Several clients received “NOTIFICATIONS” from the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission this month indicating that their claims with Continental Airlines and United Airlines had a “New Claim Administrator.” Did this mean that the insurance company was out of business? Was the airline going to renegotiate on their compensation awards?  Did a change in the Claim Administrator

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Injuries on the Airport Operations Area (AOA) Require Prompt Notice

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Frequently airline employees who have been injured on the “Airport Operations Area” mistakenly believe that if they report an accident to their employer, or their employer’s insurance company, that they are “covered” under the Virginia workers Compensation Act. Unfortunately, this is not always true. While Virginia law requires that prompt “Notice” be given to the

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Florida Flight Attendant’s OnBoard Injury Case Flips 180 Degrees In Manassas Virginia Workers Comp Hearing

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After the airlines refused an injured flight attendant’s doctor’s request to surgically fix a screw that had come loose in her shoulder, the company’s insurer told her they were closing her file. The young Florida woman, who flew out of Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), proceeded to hire ABRAMS LANDAU upon the recommendation of a Pensacola

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