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Hampton, VA 23666

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Practice Areas

Professional Workers Compensation Attorney Helping Clients In Hampton, VA.


  • Personal Injury

    • Aggravation of Prior Condition from Work Injuries
    • Amputations
    • Brain Injuries
    • Burns
    • Consequential Damage from Work Injuries
    • Construction Accidents
    • Contested Hearings, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Settlement Conferences
    • Disfigurement
    • Industrial Accidents
    • Lifetime Medical Awards
    • Loss of Hearing
    • Loss of Limbs
    • Loss of Vision
    • Maritime Claims
    • Medical Malpractice for Work Injuries
    • Occupational Illness/Disease
    • Paralysis
    • Permanent Disability or Impairment
    • Pneumoconiosis, Silicosis & Byssinosis
    • Slip & Fall
    • Spine Injuries
    • Trucking Accidents
    • Wage Benefits
    • Work Machinery or Equipment Accidents
    • Work Travel Accidents
    • Workplace Fatalities
    • Workplace Hazard Injuries
    • Wrongful Death
  • workers’ compensation

    • Aggravation of Prior Condition from Work Injuries
    • Amputations
    • Brain Injuries
    • Burns
    • Consequential Damage from Work Injuries
    • Construction Accidents
    • Contested Hearings, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Settlement Conferences
    • Disfigurement
    • Industrial Accidents
    • Lifetime Medical Awards
    • Loss of Hearing
    • Loss of Limbs
    • Loss of Vision
    • Maritime Claims
    • Medical Malpractice for Work Injuries
    • Occupational Illness/Disease
    • Paralysis
    • Permanent Disability or Impairment
    • Pneumoconiosis, Silicosis & Byssinosis
    • Slip & Fall
    • Spine Injuries
    • Trucking Accidents
    • Wage Benefits
    • Work Machinery or Equipment Accidents
    • Work Travel Accidents
    • Workplace Fatalities
    • Workplace Hazard Injuries
    • Wrongful Death
  • automobile accidents

    • Aggravation of Prior Condition from Work Injuries
    • Amputations
    • Brain Injuries
    • Burns
    • Consequential Damage from Work Injuries
    • Construction Accidents
    • Contested Hearings, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Settlement Conferences
    • Disfigurement
    • Industrial Accidents
    • Lifetime Medical Awards
    • Loss of Hearing
    • Loss of Limbs
    • Loss of Vision
    • Maritime Claims
    • Medical Malpractice for Work Injuries
    • Occupational Illness/Disease
    • Paralysis
    • Permanent Disability or Impairment
    • Pneumoconiosis, Silicosis & Byssinosis
    • Slip & Fall
    • Spine Injuries
    • Trucking Accidents
    • Wage Benefits
    • Work Machinery or Equipment Accidents
    • Work Travel Accidents
    • Workplace Fatalities
    • Workplace Hazard Injuries
    • Wrongful Death

Testimonials

On-the-job injuries affect hundreds of workers every year. While some workers will get medical treatment and then be able to quickly return to work, others will be left with serious disabilities that may be permanent. Regardless of the severity of injury, if you are hurt while performing a work-related task and need medical care or have to miss work, you are probably entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

Am I Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

If you are an employee in the state of Virginia, then you are probably covered under workers’ compensation insurance. In fact, state law mandates that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance; exceptions to this mandate are for businesses with fewer than two employees.

What Do I Have to Prove to Get Benefits?

The great thing about workers’ compensation insurance is that it is a no-fault system. This means that regardless of why your accident occurred, you do not need to prove that anyone acted with fault or negligence. It also means that you can recover benefits even if you contributed to or caused the accident resulting in your injuries.

What Benefits Am I Entitled to?

If you are injured on the job, there are a number of types of benefits that workers’ compensation insurance provides. These include:

  • Medical benefits. You are entitled to coverage for your medical costs, including doctor’s visits, prescription medications, medical tests, physical therapy, and anything else determined necessary and reasonable.
  • Lost wages. If you are unable to return to work because of a temporary total disability, you can recover compensation for your lost wages at a rate of 66 ⅔ percent of your average weekly rate. Benefits for your lost wages start only after you have missed a full eight days of work.
  • Disability benefits. If your disability qualifies for a permanent impairment rating, you can recover disability benefits.
  • Death benefits. Virginia workers’ compensation also provides death benefits in the form of compensation to dependents and burial expenses to loved ones when a workplace accident results in fatal injuries.

Guiding You through the Workers’ Compensation Process

While most employers are required under law to carry workers’ compensation insurance, and most employees in Virginia are entitled to benefits when they are injured on the job, the truth is, employees are not always paid the compensation they deserve. Employers or insurance companies may deny claims to save money, or may even retaliate against an employee who files a claim.

Talk To A Top Hampton Personal Injury Attorney Today

To get started, use our online form to write us a message and tell us a little bit about your accident. Or, you can call our offices directly. We provide consultation at times that work with you, and are available to meet on weekends or after hours, too. If you’re injured, you deserve an experienced legal professional on your side. We are the solution. Contact us today to learn more.

WORK WITH AN EXPERIENCED VIRGINIA TRUCK
ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

Virginia truck accident lawyer Jan Hoen is prepared to fight to protect your legal rights. Contact Hampton Injury Law as
soon as possible after a truck accident and allow attorney Jan Hoen to use his resources and experience to fight for you.

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