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.

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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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