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Does an Injured Worker ALWAYS Have to ‘Market’ Their Remaining Physical Abilities Under Virginia Law?

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Injured workers have a legal duty to look for work within their remaining physical abilities when they cannot return to their pre-injury jobs. Similar to the requirements in a personal injury case  (“mitigating damages” ), an injured employee needs to do the best they can to reduce their losses. Under the Virginia Workers Compensation law,

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Where to Go at Court?

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“Where do I go?”, one of the most common questions Trial Lawyer Doug Landau is asked when a client has their all important day in court. Courts vary in room information they specify prior to trial. Some courts will tell you exactly what courtroom you are to appear in for your case. While other courthouses,

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precarious perch on scaffolding: risk of injury on the job

Can I change jobs if I am hurt at work?

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Can I change jobs if I am hurt at work? Workers compensation laws can get complicated, and downright dizzying when trying to follow the variations from state to state. This is one of those questions we are asked fairly regularly. The short answer is, yes, but it depends. If you are out of work with

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