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How Much Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Cost?

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What are typical case costs in Worker’s Compensation claims? How are they paid? Will I be given advance notice? Does the insurance company have to pay my expenses? How about my attorneys fees? These are important questions that injured workers ask every day. While every Workers’ Compensation case is different, there are certain costs that

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Is Workers’ Compensation Coverage Still a “Grand Bargain”?

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When first enacted, Workers’ Compensation for injured workers was supposed to be “the Grand Bargain.” In exchange for giving up the right to sue their employer and coworkers for Common Law negligence, unsafe, and even unlawful conduct, workers were supposed to be able to have the protection of a quick, administrative medical bill payment and partial

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Workers Comp Payments Forever? Yes, If Disability is Permanent AND Total

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Workers’ Compensation weekly payments under Virginia end after 500 weeks. It does not matter if these payments are for only partial wage loss, permanent impairment, or even amputation. However weekly payments from the workers’ compensation insurance company are paid, the 500-week limit is an artificial ceiling that really hurts younger, injured workers and the families

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