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Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus
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In Virginia when is a lawsuit for negligent hiring better than a workers' compensation claim?
If there is an assault in the workplace by a co-employee, there are usually two possible remedies for the victim or the victim's dependents. One is a workers' compensation claim and the other is a personal injury claim against the employer. Of course, the b...
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Virginia arm injury on the job or was it a neck injury?
In Virginia I often see an injury on the job that is diagnosed as an arm injury. Later it turns out it was really a neck injury or there was a neck injury in addition to the arm injury. A late discovery of a neck injury in addition to the arm injury can be ...
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Injury at work in Virginia: is falling on staircase covered?
A common injury at the work-place is falling on a staircase or on steps. Will workers' compensation insurance cover this injury in Virginia? Virginia follows the "actual risk" rule. This means a risk in the work environment must cause the injury. So, as a p...
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Yes, Sign the Agreement for an Award for your Injury on the Job in Virgniia
In my opinion which was confirmed in a recent seminar, the injured worker should sign and return the Agreement for an Award form as soon as he/she receives it and return it to the claims adjuster for filing with the Commission. If the insurance company acce...
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Scholarships for the Children of Injured Workers in Virginia
In Virignia there is great news for the children of workers who have suffered a fatal or job ending injury. An organization was formed in 2011 to provide scholarships for these children. The scholarships are available for both colleges and trade schools. Th...
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Hire a Virginia Workers Compensation Lawyer or do it yourself?
The original design of the Virginia Workers Compensation Act was to have a simple mechanism to provide injured workers compensation and medical care. However, the system is now much to complicated to handle it yourself. If you had a brain injury would you c...
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Sexual Assault in the Workplace in Virginia: Is there a workers compensation remedy?
The test for a Workers's Compensation Injury in Virginia has two components. It must occur "during the course" of the employment. And it must "arise out of" the employment. Thus, a sexual assault during work would definitely meet the first prong of the test...
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What is filing a workers' compensation claim in Virginia?
If an injured employee contacts the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission after an injury, he or she may be informed that the employee can "file a claim for the injury" and the Commission will mail the employee the form or it can be filed on-line. The V...
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Social Security Disability Lawyer -- Tell Your Lawyer the Truth
Your Social Security Lawyer cannot represent you successfully if you do not tell him or her the truth. I had a recent case involving this issue. I had a client who I will call John Doe. He was an auto repair man with some severe disabilities. He needed hip ...
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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Retreat
Recently, I attended the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Law seminar in Richmond, Virginia. The meeting was highlighted by Dr. Nathan’s Zasler’s talk on mild to moderate brain injuries (TBI). In addition, one discussion highlighted all new ...
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The Questionable Worker's Compensation Injury
An injury at work is not always obvious. Some real life examples: You scratch yourself at work and shrug it off. IS THIS A WC INJURY AND SHOULD YOU REPORT IT? You load a truck with boxes. On the 25th box you feel a pull in your back and continue working. IS...
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Pain and Suffering in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case?
In my Virginia Workers' Compensation practice injured workers often ask "Why cannot I get pain and suffering and compensation for loss of quality of life due to the painful injury I suffered on the job?" The workers also say "After all it all occurred as a ...
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Virginia Workers Compensation & Disability Lawyer | Jerry Lutkenhaus
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Virginia Workers Compensation LawyerRepresenting the injured and disabled workers in the Greater Richmond, Virginia area for 35 years for workers' compensation & social security disability. I have handled claims, appeals, and disputes in the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, the Virginia Court of Appeals, the Virginia Supreme Court, the Social Security Administration, and the United States District Court. For more help check Virginia Workers Compensation Lawyer or Virginia Disability Lawyer .
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Recognized in Richmond Magazine as one of Cenral Virginia's Number One Workers' Compensation Lawyers. Awarded Martindale-Hubbell's highest award for legal excellence in 2003. Voted AVVO's highest award in 2010 for legal ability.
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I injured my brain and I cannot remember how I injured myself in Virginia.
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This is why the Vocational Expert is important at a disability hearing. Mr. Smith came to me after he has lost his Virginia Social Security

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