Frequently Asked Questions

Can I afford a lawyer? Yes, you can afford a lawyer. We will not charge a fee for legal services if unsuccessful. All legal fees related to Workers’ Compensation cases are set by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Am I always required to go to court? In a disputed case, if you do not get a fair settlement offer, it might be in your best interest to go to court.

What benefits can I recover under Workers’ Compensation? Some of the benefits that can be recovered are: Temporary Total Disability, Temporary Partial Disability, Permanent Partial Disability, Permanent Total Disability, medical benefits and treatment that are related to your work accident.

Am I eligible to obtain workers’ compensation benefits? Not all injuries that happen at work are covered under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Will I be fired if I file a Workers’ Compensation Claim? It is unlawful for a Virginia Employer to terminate someone solely because they have or intend to file a Virginia Workers’ Compensation case. Most employees, however, are employees at will and do not have a contract of employment. Each case is fact specific. Please call us and we can walk you through it.

Can I file for Workers’ Compensation if I am undocumented? Yes, you can. Contact our office for specifics.