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“Tension Points in Workers Compensation”

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Herndon-Reston Virginia injury lawyer Doug Landau and two dozen other experienced disability lawyers attended a special presentation by Commissioner William Dudley, Jr. today.  The Commissioner is one of only 3 Full Commissioners at the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission (“VWC”) headquarters in Richmond.  While he has over two decades of experience trying cases on behalf of

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Can Comp Checks Go Up ?

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While a workers compensation Award normally “locks in” the weekly comp rate, Herndon Super Lawyer Doug Landau has recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for his clients on top of their total disability benefits.  How does he do this ? The law in most every state sets forth how comp rate is calculated.  The rate

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See a lawyer – get a check ?!!?

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Instead of paying for legal advice or leaving a lawyer’s office owing money, many Landau Law Shop clients conclude their first meeting Herndon lawyer Doug Landau smiling, because the insurance company owes them money. How is this possible ? In the majority of workers compensation cases, the insurance companies and employers do not volunteer information

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Virginia’s injured workers are being short-changed every day

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Virginia’s injured workers are being short-changed every day. The reason is that their compensation rates are being miscalculated or determined with incomplete information. Workers compensation wage loss benefit (and permanent injury) rates are supposed to be based upon what the employee got pre-injury. Instead, Virginia workers are being short-changed on the front end (the calculation

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