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Is It Possible to Get Workers Comp Payments Forever?

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Workers’ Compensation weekly payments under Virginia end after 500 weeks. It does not matter if these payments are for only partial wage loss, permanent impairment, or even amputation. However weekly payments from the workers’ compensation insurance company are paid, the 500-week limit is an artificial ceiling that really hurts younger, injured workers and the families

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Court Updates Regarding COVID-19

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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Closures Update 5/1/2020: From the VWC: “Per the Commission’s April 6, 2020 Order, all evidentiary hearings will be conducted by video until such time as in-person hearings can resume.  On April 21st, the Commission began converting all hearings that were scheduled to be held from May 1 through June 10 to video

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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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