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 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 recovered from the negligent third party.

Representative Clients

A hostess slipped and fell on the wet ceramic tile floor at the restaurant where she worked, resulting in multi-level disc herniations in her back. She retained Diane McNamara soon after she was injured. Over the years, the hostess underwent eight back surgeries. There was significant loss of function in her legs, and the hostess was never able to return to any form of work. Upon expiration of the 500 week maximum wage loss period, Diane McNamara filed a claim for perman… Read More

Awards & Associations

Top 10 Workers Comp Award

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