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Herndon, Virginia Injury Disability Lawyer Doug Landau Explains How to Settle a Workers Comp Case AFTER the 500 Weeks Have Run

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How can you settle a Virginia Workers Compensation Claim AFTER all 500 weeks of wage loss comp have been paid? You can settle all or part of a workers compensation case. You can settle the wage loss and permanency part, which is also known as the “indemnity compensation.” You can also settle the medical benefits,

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Herndon Lawyer Doug Landau, helps workers with permanent injuries and answers the question: “Permanency Awards – Do they hurt ?”

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In a word, “no.” For an injured worker to get a “Permanency Award,” there should be no painful medical testing, as the physicians observe and measure the scar sites. The doctors do not usually put the patient through range of motion or sensation testing when determinations about the extent of scarring are concerned. To get

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