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.

A 48 year-old forklift operator sustained a serious shoulder injury in the course of his employment. The forklift operator's neck injury went undiagnosed until shortly before the two year limitation period. When the insurer denied the claim for injury to the cervical spine, Attorney McNamara promptly filed and pursued the claim for neck injury, which was determined to be compensable.

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A neonatal nurse rushed to attend to a baby whose monitor was on alert.  The nurse slipped and fell on the unusually slick hospital floor and injured both wrists, her knee, neck, and back.  The insurer accepted the claim for selected injuries, but denied other injuries.  The insurer also claimed that the nurse was earning significantly less money than she was at the time of her injury, resulting in undercompensation.  Attorney McNamara successfully prosecuted the cla…

Awards & Associations

Top 10 Workers Comp Award

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