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 steam roller operator engaged in a work related argument with his foreman dismounted the roller without shutting the engine off.  The machine rolled over his leg, fracturing his tibia.  The employee’s negligent failure to shut the steam roller engine off after dismounting did not prevent recovery because it did not amount to willful misconduct. Read More

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