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.

A commuter bus operator was seriously injured in a head-on collision with a drunk driver who crossed the median.  Attorney McNamara worked closely with the attorney pursuing the claim against the negligent third-party, and a global settlement of all claims was achieved.  The settlement included full waiver of the workers’ compensation carrier’s lien, and payment of a significant lump sum to the employee by the workers’ compensation carrier, in addition to sums recovered from the negligent third party.

Representative Clients

A garage door mechanic with a wife and young children injured his back and was subsequently terminated by the employer, allegedly for poor work performance.  Attorney McNamara successfully claimed wage loss benefits despite the worker’s termination from employment because he was assigned to perform work outside the restrictions imposed by his doctor. Read More

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