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Who Decides How Much the Injured Worker Has To Pay Back to the Workers Compensation Insurance Company When they Cannot Agree ?

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“Sometimes the insurance company and the injured worker (or their family) cannot agree on how much must be paid back after the settlement of a third party bodily injury case,” according to Herndon Workers Comp and personal injury lawyer Doug Landau. A Virginia Circuit Court’s jurisdiction extends only to the point where it determines the

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How Much Does the Injured Worker Have to Pay Back ?

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Does the Virginia Workers Comp lien consist of reimbursement in full ?  If there is a requirement for a reduction, is it reduced by a specific percentage pursuant to statute ?  The short answer is “no.” Some think that there is an automatic 1/3 reduction, just like others think that a fair settlement in a

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Finding a Lawyer for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Case

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It is not difficult to find a Personal Injury Attorney.  You might even say it is easy to find one — just do a web search on the term. But, in certain situations, finding a lawyer with specific knowledge and/or experience can make or break a case. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one such area

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Community-based Care: Northern Virginia’s Dilemma

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The removal of four out of five mental health institutions in Virginia is perceived both as a win and a loss for the disabled. The decision to close these facilities results from a settlement between the Department of Justice and the state of Virginia who was previously accused of violating the Disabilities Act. Parents are

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