Workers Compensation

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act provides a legal framework to compensate injured workers for job-related injuries. It was designed to ensure that workers and their families are properly cared for and compensated following workplace injuries.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of New York City's infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. It is believed that a cutter lighting a cigarette carelessly tossed a match into a rag bin, igniting the fire. In 18 minutes, 145 garment workers, averaging 16 to 23 years old, were dead. This sweatshop tragedy is historically significant for fueling the American labor movement, leading to reform of laws governing workplace safety. Read more

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Representative Clients

A candy merchandiser who sustained a work-related injury to her right shoulder, suffered injuries to her neck and left shoulder as a consequence of overuse following the initial injury.  The insurer denied the claim for injury to the left shoulder and neck as a consequence of overuse.  Attorney McNamara successfully prosecuted the claim for consequential injuries to the left shoulder and neck.  Because the initial right shoulder injury and its consequences have result… Read More

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