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.

Communities

Diane C. H. McNamara proudly serves the greater Washington, D.C. to Richmond region, including the following communities:

  • Alexandria
  • Arlington County
  • Caroline County
  • Clarke County
  • Culpeper
  • Dale City
  • Dumfries
  • Fairfax
  • Falls Church
  • Fauquier County
  • Fredericksburg
  • Front Royal
  • Gainesville
  • Greene County
  • Haymarket
  • King George County
  • Lake Ridge
  • Leesburg
  • Loudoun County
  • Louisa County
  • Madison County
  • Manassas
  • Manassas Park
  • Occoquan
  • Orange County
  • Page County
  • Prince William County
  • Rappahannock County
  • Reston
  • South Riding
  • Spotsylvania County
  • Stafford County
  • Staunton
  • Strasburg
  • Sudley
  • Triangle
  • Vienna
  • Warren County
  • Warrenton
  • Westmoreland County
  • Winchester
  • Woodbridge

Representative Clients

A flight attendant sustained sudden, permanent loss of hearing as a result of change in cabin pressure that occurred during ascent of an aircraft.  The insurer denied the claim on grounds that it was a gradual, cumulative injury resulting from repetitive trauma and therefore, not covered under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act.  The employer also asserted alternatively that the claim was barred by the flight attendant’s willful misconduct because she flew with… Read More

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