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Workers Compensation: NEW RULES for Marketing

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The Virginia Workers Compensation has issued new guidelines for what will constitute “Reasonable” Efforts to Look for Light Duty Work. No longer will 2 visits per week (as required by the Virginia Employment Commission to get V.E.C. Unemployment benefits) be sufficient. The value of marketing one’s residual capacity is critical to a workers’ comp claim

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What is (and what is NOT) “REASONABLE” Marketing Effort by an Injured Worker in Virginia ?

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Herndon Injury Lawyer Doug Landau reminds clients, prospective clients and other attorneys weekly, that in Virginia, an injured employee has a duty to “market” his or her residual work capacity. The law only says that such “marketing efforts” must be “reasonable.” And that is where things get tricky for the unwary…The Full Commission recently ruled

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