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Richmond Workers Compensation Defense Lawyer

Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Richmond Workers Compensation Defense Lawyer

The proven Richmond workers compensation defense lawyers at Goodman Allen Donnelly represent insurance carriers, self-insured entities, and employers in the effective resolution of workers’ compensation lawsuits and claims in Virginia. The Richmond workers compensation lawyers offer responsive, creative, and proactive defense. Richmond workers compensation attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general workers compensation law, including but not limited to workplace injury and disability benefits in Virginia.

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The Richmond workers compensation attorneys have experience defending clients in workers compensation claims involving:

  • Black Lung
  • Death Benefits
  • Defense Base Act
  • Federal Workers Compensation
  • Industrial Insurance
  • Permanent Disability Benefits
  • Temporary Disability Benefits
  • Workers Compensation Claims
  • Workers Compensation Appeals
  • Workers Compensation Self Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Subrogation
  • Workplace Injury

Experienced Richmond Workers Compensation Defense Lawyer

Federal and state workers’ compensation (sometimes called workers comp, workman’s comp or workmen’s compensation) laws were created to ensure that employees who are injured on the job are provided with fixed monetary awards. This eliminates the need for litigation and creates an easier process for the employee. It also helps control the financial risks for employers since many states limit the amount an injured employee can recover from an employer. Specifically, workers’ compensation is insurance that the employer is required by law to carry in case an employee is injured on the job, becomes ill due to circumstances surrounding their job, becomes temporarily or permanently disabled, or even if death results from their job. All employers who have 4 or more part-time or full-time employees must provide workers’ compensation insurance.

Although workers compensation laws vary state to state, covered medical care generally includes: medical, surgical and hospital services, dental services, crutches, hearing aids, chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, nursing care, and prescribed medications. Employees may also be eligible for additional monetary compensation if they are temporarily unable to work for more than a certain number of calendar days set by state law, hospitalized as an in-patient, or become permanently disabled due to a job-related injury or illness. The right to receive medical treatment at the employer’s expense typically continues as long as treatment is reasonable and necessary to treat the injury.

Trusted Richmond Workers Compensation Defense Attorney

The Richmond workers compensation attorneys at Goodman Allen Donnelly are distinguished by a history of successful claim recoveries through settlements and verdicts. For experienced representation in a workers compensation dispute or claim, contact the Richmond workers compensation defense lawyers at Goodman Allen Donnelly in Virginia.

Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

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Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Law Firm Contact: G. Wythe Michael, Jr.

Tel: 804.346.0600

Fax: 804.346.5954

Email: wmichael@goodmanallen.com

Website: goodmanallen.com

Member Since: 2009

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