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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Nurses: at High Risk for Workplace Injuries

Nurses: at High Risk for Workplace Injuries

According to the American Nurses Association, 2017 is the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” National Nurses Week is May 6–12; it’s an ideal time to thank the nurses who dedicate their lives to helping sick and injured patients recover. Keeping our nurses and other healthcare workers healthy isn’t always easy; they face a job that […]

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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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5 Common Questions About Seatbelts

5 Common Questions About Seatbelts

5 Common Questions About Seatbelts Do you know the leading cause of death for Americans from birth to age 30? It’s motor vehicle accidents. That’s an alarming fact, but there’s something you can do to protect yourself every time you get into a car or truck: wear your seatbelt. Seatbelts are proven to dramatically reduce […]

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5 Common Workers’ Compensation Questions, Part 2

5 Common Workers’ Compensation Questions, Part 2

   5 Common Workers’ Compensation Questions, Part 2 The Richmond workers’ compensation lawyers at Commonwealth Law Group consult with and represent many injured workers each year. We answer claimants’ questions about Virginia workers’ comp laws and how loopholes in this complex law may impact their benefits. In a previous post, we addressed four commonly asked […]

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