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.

Diane's Strengths

Personalized Service - Diane McNamara's compassionate and caring team of legal professionals works one-on-one with clients to establish personal and beneficial relationships.  Diane handles all claims and cases with dignity and consideration, assisting injured workers in their process of recovery.

Expertise - Attorney Diane McNamara has been handling workers’ compensation claims for over 26 years.  She focuses exclusively on workers’ compensation and maintains her legal practice on the forefront of changes and developments in the law, actively expanding her knowledge and fine tuning her skills as the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act continues to grow in complexity.

Experience - Attorney McNamara has gained essential experience at all levels of the state court system, including the Supreme Court of Virginia, where she has established law.  She has argued several cases before the Court of Appeals of Virginia.  She regularly handles appeals to the full Commission and litigates claims before Deputy Commissioners on a routine basis.

Bilingual Staff - At the Law Offices of Attorney Diane McNamara, staff members are fluent in Spanish, making it easy to accommodate Spanish-speaking clients and provide quality legal representation in a multi-cultural community.

Convenient Location - The Law Office of Attorney Diane McNamara is conveniently located near the Prince William Hospital, which serves as a central location for many injured clients who may be seeking medical treatment at the facility.  The office is equipped with a wheel chair ramp and is fully handicap accessible.

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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