Virginia Workers’ Compensation Doesn’t Cover Repetitive Injuries

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Doesn’t Cover Repetitive Injuries

Those of us fortunate enough to live in Virginia know it’s unique: we have easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley in addition to cities including Alexandria, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Charlottesville. If we want to get back in touch with nature, we have lots of great choices: […]

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Four CLG Attorneys Named to 2017 Virginia “Rising Stars” List

Four CLG Attorneys Named to 2017 Virginia “Rising Stars” List

Congratulations to Commonwealth Law Group workers’ compensation and personal injury attorneys Seth Carroll, Dana Charback, Jamie Karek and Elyse Stiner, who have been selected to the 2017 Virginia Rising Stars list. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers selects no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state to receive this designation. […]

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What to Expect at Workers’ Compensation Mediation

What to Expect at Workers’ Compensation Mediation

Why mediate? When an employee has been injured on the job and makes a workers’ compensation claim, it is often in the employee’s best interest to attend at least one in-person mediation conference to try to settle the case before it goes to the hearing stage. Mediation is known to be an extremely effective step […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Each December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports its National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for the previous year. In 2015, United States workers suffered a total of 4,836 fatal work injuries in our country. This represents a slight increase from the 2014 total of 4,821. Virginia was one of six states with fatal injury […]

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