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.

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.  Workplace injuries can occur in any profession.  While many work-related injuries occur at factories and construction sites, other workers are not immune.  Teachers, medical professionals, flight attendants, and administrative workers often face job-related injuries that necessitate the filing of a workers’ compensation claim.

There is a wide range of injuries that affect employees of any profession.  Some injuries are severe resulting in permanent disability, paralysis, or even death.  Common job-related injuries include:

  • Back injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Rotator cuff tears, shoulder injuries
  • Torn Meniscus, ACL tears, and other knee injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, and other hand, wrist, and elbow injuries
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Amputation
  • Paraplegia, Quadriplegia
  • Fatality, Death
  • Head injury
  • Brain injuries
  • Neurological injuries such as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Attorney Diane McNamara handles all types of work-related injuries and has extensive experience seeking compensation for employees in any field or discipline.  If you are suffering from work-related injuries, contact her office today to schedule an appointment to discuss your current situation.

Representative Clients

A commuter bus operator was seriously injured in a head-on collision with a drunk driver who crossed the median.  Attorney McNamara worked closely with the attorney pursuing the claim against the negligent third-party, and a global settlement of all claims was achieved.  The settlement included full waiver of the workers’ compensation carrier’s lien, and payment of a significant lump sum to the employee by the workers’ compensation carrier, in addition to sums re… Read More

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