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When Do I Have to Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?

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Unlike a car crash or other accidental injury case, Virginia Workers’ Compensation cases have no absolute settlement date. In other words, a workers’ compensation case in Virginia and Washington, D.C. can go on for years and even decades. At the Abrams Landau law office, we have some files that are nearing three decades old for

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Increased Spending on Workers’ Comp Due to Increased Employment, Not Higher Benefits for Injured Workers

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The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), which studies workers’ compensation and other benefits systems, last August reported that in 2012: workers’ compensation benefits rose by 1.3 percent to $61.9 billion employer costs rose by 6.9 percent to $83.2 billion. The uptick, NASI said, was due to increased employment. “This growth in workers’ compensation spending

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