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.

Chicago News Cooperative

A Thriving Industry Built on Low-Compensated Temp Workers

Staffed by about 150,000 workers, the Chicago port industry is one of the area’s few booming blue-collar industries.  But unlike earlier blue collar jobs, which once promised a secure middle-class future and a comfortable retirement, warehousing positions are largely transitory and provide low pay, few benefits, and little hope for advancement.  As one worker recounts, he was laid off and rehired every few months by temporary-staffing agencies, and he never received paid vacation days, holidays, sick days, or affordable insurance.  Read more

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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.

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