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Time is Money; Hourly Billing Lawyers

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Most lawyers charge hourly for their efforts. The best Wall Street lawyers from the top “silk stocking law firms” charge nearly one thousand dollars an hour or more ! And large corporations and insurance companies pay them a Retainer up front, or they do not even start working on the case ! Unfortunately most injured workers

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Tractor Trailer Flips on I-95, Killing Driver

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Fatigued drivers, overloaded rigs and distracted driving have all been factors in truck crashes on I-95, the Beltway and other interstate highways around Washington, D.C. This weekend’s news report of a tractor-trailer that ran off a Prince William County roadway was a sad reminder of the enormous dangers posed by these large vehicles.  The tractor-trailer

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Workers Average Weekly Wage Determines Compensation Rate, part 2

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In yesterday’s post, we looked at whether a new promotion or training can cause a problem with calculating an injured worker’s Average Weekly Wage. Today, Herndon Virginia injured workers lawyer Doug Landau looks at some of the things that affect the weekly compensation rate. “Injured Virginia workers routinely come to my Herndon law shop after

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Workers Average Weekly Wage Determines Compensation Rate, part 1

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When a worker is injured on the job, weekly compensation benefits are determined by looking at their pre-injury average wage.  In Virginia, this usually means looking at the 52 weeks leading up to the date of the workplace accident.  Clients of Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau often have questions about these important calculations. One issue

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