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Types of Benefits Covered Under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act

Types of Benefits Covered Under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act

Posted By The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC | 11-Mar-2016

When a worker becomes injured, they are permitted to file a claim with the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. If their claim is accepted, the Commission will safeguard their rights under state laws. For more information regarding how to file a claim, check out this page.

To help you understand in detail, our Virginia workers’ compensation lawyers have listed the various types of benefits you may be able to recover:

1. Replacement of Lost Wages:

If you have received medical authorization stating you are disabled to work, you may be able to receive partial or full replacement of lost wages.

2. Lifetime of Medical Benefits:

You may be able to recover monetary compensation for any expenses you may face as a result of your occupational illness or injury.

3. Permanent Total Disability:

If you have lost both arms, feet, eyes, legs, hands, or any two of those body parts, have become paralyzed, or have suffered a serious traumatic brain injury that disabled you as the result of one accident, you may be able to recover a lifetime of wage replacement.

4. Permanent Partial Disability:

If you have lost a body part, hearing, vision, have developed lung disease, or have suffered scarring or bodily disfigurement, you may be able to recover compensation partial compensation.

5. Death Benefits:

If a person dies as the result of a work-related injury, a surviving spouse, the person’s children, or other dependents may be able to recover lost wages and compensation for any transportation and funeral expenses.

Our Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Streamline the Process

If you have suffered serious injuries in the workplace or have developed a disease as the result of a workplace environment, it is important you contact experienced legal representation right away. At The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC, our lawyers are ready to stand by your side and fight for your rights. No matter what your case may be, we can use the most efficient strategies to pursue compensation for you as soon as possible.

To discuss you case, contact our workers’ compensation lawyers in Virginia right away! We will provide you with a free case evaluation!

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