Helping Injured Workers in Southwest Virginia for Over Two Decades.

Permanent Partial Disability Benefits (an Impairment Rating)

If you have reached maximum medical improvement (MMI) and still have difficulties with range of motion and strength, you may be eligible for permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits.  Maximum medical improvement means that, at least for the foreseeable future, you are not expected to improve even with continuing treatment.   Permanent impairment is not [...]

By |2021-12-28T19:11:31+00:00December 28th, 2021|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

How Long Can I Get Paid Under Workers Compensation?

With an established workers compensation case, and with your authorized treating physician continuing to say you are either totally or partially disabled from work as a result of your workers’ compensation injury, you can be paid up to 500 weeks of wage replacement benefits.  Medical benefits related to your workers’ compensation injury are lifetime [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:13:56+00:00June 10th, 2020|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

IF I Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case, can I Still Keep My Lifetime Medical Benefits?

This is a common question from people who want to settle their workers’ compensation claim but would like to keep their lifetime casually related medical coverage in case they need care later.   This is a valid concern, and your medical situation is a big factor in deciding whether or not to settle.  In theory, [...]

By |2020-10-07T13:21:18+00:00January 16th, 2018|Benefits, Medical, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation Wage Replacement (Temporary Total or Temporary Partial)

When you get hurt at work and can’t immediately return due to your injuries, how much will you be paid a week? If you are temporarily unable to perform any work, you are entitled to 2/3 of your gross pre-injury average weekly wage (in an accepted case). There must be seven days of disability before [...]

By |2020-09-11T12:36:17+00:00September 12th, 2017|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation Mileage Reimbursement

With an established workers’ compensation claim, you are entitled to mileage reimbursement for your medical treatment.  This includes trips to your authorized treating physician(s), physical therapy, and diagnostic testing.  Only medical treatment is covered, so mileage to the pharmacy for prescribed medication is not reimbursed.     Many people aren’t aware of their entitlement to [...]

By |2020-06-11T12:17:16+00:00March 8th, 2017|Benefits, Workers Compensation|0 Comments
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