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Injured on the job in Hampton Roads Virginia?

Workers compensation provides workers who get injured on the job insurance coverage to pay costs associated with workplace injury and inability to work, to pay medical bills, and replace lost wages .
If a job related injury results in a permanently disabling injury, workers’ compensation can provide total compensation on a permanent basis.

In the extreme cases of workplace accidents that result in death, workers’ compensation can provide benefits to dependents.

Get the settlement you deserve by hiring a top Hampton Roads workmans compensation lawyer!

Scott R. Barney, Esq., PLLC in Virginia Beach has the experience to aggressively litigate on your behalf and get the best outcome in your workmans comp case.

He protects the rights of workers in a broad span of employment law cases. To schedule an appointment with our {flood employment law lawyer, please call (757) 965-7200, or simply complete the form on this page.

How does the Workers’ Compensation process in Virginia work?

According to Hampton Roads Virginia workman’s comp rules if you are injured on the job you must notify your employer within 30 days of the accident.

Your employer must then fill out an accident report, and send it to their insurance company as well as to the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission.

In many cases the adjuster from the insurance company then reviews the accident – injury report as well as all medical reports associated with your on the job injury. If there are no problems, your claim is accepted and payment for medical bills and compensation for lost salary usually begins.

What should you do when Workers’ Compensation Problems come up?

Unfortunately, problems can come up at almost every stage of your workers’ compensation application process.

The insurance company may deny your claim, by simply saying your injury was not work-related.

In some cases they may tell you to return to your job before you have fully recovered. When these situations occur you need to find a good workmans compensation attorney in the Hampton Roads VA area.

Common On the job injuries that can cause problems for applicants.

There are certain injuries and accidents that are more likely to cause the insurance company to raise red flags and deny your claim:

  • Accidents that occur off-premises or after regular scheduled working hours
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Arm and hand injuries
  • Injuries to the leg, foot or knee
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injuries

How can Scott R. Barney, Esq., PLLC in Hampton Roads help you?

He will collect evidence to support your claim, and help coordinate communication between all doctors, your employers and workers’ compensation insurance companies to make sure you are getting the proper benefits to fully meet your medical and vocational rehab needs.

If it becomes necessary, he will represent you at formal hearings before the Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Thorough and Compassionate Legal Help With Workers’ Compensation Claims

Hiring an experienced attorney to lead you through the entire workers’ compensation process is critical to ensure the success of your claim. If you have been injured on the job, contact Scott R. Barney, Esq., PLLC in Hampton Roads VA today.

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