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.

Salinas Chiropractor Arrested for Workers' Comp Fraud

Two plant managers and a “company doctor” were arrested during a factory investigation in Salinas, California, following a complaint that alleged that workers were being discouraged from filing workers' compensation claims for injuries sustained at the plant.  Chiropractor Robert Ray Schreiner was also charged in the same incident with 16 felony counts, including conspiring to deny injured workers their workers' compensation benefits, filing fraudulent insurance claims, and making false statements to an insurer.  Read more

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Representative Clients

A career firefighter was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder after 20 years of exposure to serious injuries and fatalities.  The claim was originally filed as an injury, but was rejected by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.  The claim was subsequently filed as an occupational disease claim.  For the first time, the Supreme Court of Virginia recognized the compensability of post traumatic stress disorder as an occupational disease. Read More

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