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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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Can the Insurance Company make an Injured Worker fill out lots of forms AND bring all of their own medical records and films to a “Defense Medical Exam.”

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It is the position of ABRAMS LANDAU trial lawyer that the answers are, “No, No and No.” When a Virginia client with neck, back and spine injuries was recently sent by the insurance company for a “DME” (“defense medical examination”), she was asked to fill out 7 PAGES OF FORMS and BRING ALL HER RECORDS

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Insurance Company Ordered to Pay Full Amount of Landau Law Shop Client’s Medical Bills

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On December 21st, the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission ordered Zurich American Insurance Company to pay Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates the full amount of their bills for the treatment of Doug Landau’s West Virginia clients.  The orthopedic doctors’ charges totaled $10,071.78.  The insurance company only offered to pay a fraction of the cost of treating Mr. Landau’s

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