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 48 year-old forklift operator sustained a serious shoulder injury in the course of his employment. The forklift operator’s neck injury went undiagnosed until shortly before the two year limitation period. When the insurer denied the claim for injury to the cervical spine, Attorney McNamara promptly filed and pursued the claim for neck injury, which was determined to be compensable.

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