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Does an Injury From Tripping Over Tree Roots Qualify for Virginia Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

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Does an injury from tripping over tree roots qualify for Virginia workers compensation benefits? If the trip and fall occurred while away from the workplace, it may be more difficult to prove the case. However, where the employer requires training at another location, the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission (VWC) may decide that the injuries from

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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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What Should I Do If There Is a Safety Hazard at Work?

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Whether you simply noticed a safety hazard at your workplace or you were injured at work due to a safety hazard, you should file a complaint to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the United States Department of Labor. If it’s not an emergency, it is best to file a written

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