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.

Diane's Strengths

Personalized Service - Diane McNamara's compassionate and caring team of legal professionals works one-on-one with clients to establish personal and beneficial relationships.  Diane handles all claims and cases with dignity and consideration, assisting injured workers in their process of recovery.

Expertise - Attorney Diane McNamara has been handling workers’ compensation claims for over 26 years.  She focuses exclusively on workers’ compensation and maintains her legal practice on the forefront of changes and developments in the law, actively expanding her knowledge and fine tuning her skills as the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act continues to grow in complexity.

Experience - Attorney McNamara has gained essential experience at all levels of the state court system, including the Supreme Court of Virginia, where she has established law.  She has argued several cases before the Court of Appeals of Virginia.  She regularly handles appeals to the full Commission and litigates claims before Deputy Commissioners on a routine basis.

Bilingual Staff - At the Law Offices of Attorney Diane McNamara, staff members are fluent in Spanish, making it easy to accommodate Spanish-speaking clients and provide quality legal representation in a multi-cultural community.

Convenient Location - The Law Office of Attorney Diane McNamara is conveniently located near the Prince William Hospital, which serves as a central location for many injured clients who may be seeking medical treatment at the facility.  The office is equipped with a wheel chair ramp and is fully handicap accessible.

Representative Clients

A hotel worker sustained a torn rotator cuff when he was moving a large table through a door while setting up for a banquet.  The employer and insurer denied the claim and alternatively, asserted that the worker should not be compensated for wage loss from his second, similar job.  The matter was heard before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, and the insurer was ordered to pay wage loss based on the combined earnings from both jobs and to pay for medical… Read More

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