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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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Injured Workers MUST Market their Remaining Ability to Work

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Since 2008, the Virginia courts have ruled repeatedly against the injured worker on the issue of “marketing.” Herndon’s injured workers lawyer Doug Landau frequently hears from claimants (and so-called personal injury attorneys) who are baffled by this requirement under Virginia law. What is “marketing” in the context of the Virginia Workers Compensation Act ? It

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