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Virginia: Business Friendly, but not for Injured Workers

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Interested in both the local economy as well as the national economy, updates from our elected representatives are particularly curious. The Delegate to the Virginia General Assembly representing Herndon, Oak Hill, and Sterling wrote me this month to remind me that “we remain the most business friendly state in America.”  However, if your business is

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Top Virginia Workers Comp Lawyers meet in Richmond

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Lawyers who do NOT represent insurance companies and who devote a substantial amount of their time, effort and resources toward helping injured workers and their families met again today in Richmond at the “VTLA Advanced Workers Compensation Retreat.” Doug Landau has remarked, “I always learn about unreported cases, strategies and new ways of helping disabled

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Most Virginia Social Security Disability claimants avoid long hearing delays

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‘Catch 22’: Price of doing well is more work elsewhere By Peter Vieth” from March 24, 2008 https://valawyersweekly.com/archive.cfm?recid=433388 Most Virginia Social Security disability claimants and their attorneys have avoided the long hearing delays that recently have plagued other areas of the country. Claimants in Northern Virginia, however, often wait a year or more for their

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ABRAMS LANDAU wins Social Security for client disabled from work due to arthritis, abdominal pain, diverticulitis and IBS, part 1 of 2

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When clients have obvious loss of function, injuries resulting in amputation or other obvious deformities, the Administrative Law Judges who hear Social Security claims have objective signs supporting disability. But when there is no outward sign of injury or disability, such as with cases of brain injury, spinal cord trauma, closed head injury, or internal

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