scope of employment come under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. Employers who have workers’ comp insurance coverage generally cannot be sued by a disabled employee.
The Virginia Workers’ Comp Act does, however, provide for certain benefits, including medical care. In the case of permanent injuries with a lot of missed time on the job, it is always best to consult with an experienced, licensed and insured Virginia lawyer who regularly tries comp claims in front of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.
If you or someone you know has been injured at your place of employment, and there are questions as to what laws may apply and what benefits you may be entitled to, email or call Abrams Landau, Ltd. at once (703-796-9555).