Profile

Cover photo
Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus
Attended University of Iowa College of Law
Lives in Richmond, Virginia
419 followers|6,634 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos+1's

Stream

 
New Virginia Workers Compensation Rates
In Virginia, on July 1, 2014 new workers' compensation rates go into effect. For accidents on or after that date the maximum rate of compensation has risen to $967.00 per week. The prior rate was $945.00 per week. In Virginia when one has a work accident, t...
In Virginia, on July 1, 2014 new workers' compensation rates go into effect. For accidents on or after that date the maximum rate of compensation has risen to $967.00 per week. The prior rate was $945.00 per week. In Virginia...
1
Add a comment...
 
Virginia Workers' Compensation & The Duty to do a Job Search
In a recent case before the Court of Appeals, City of Fredericksburg v. Grijalva, Record Number  0833-12-2  (September 4, 2012), the Court dealt with an appeal by an insurer of a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission ruling favoring the claimant. The in...
In a recent case before the Court of Appeals, City of Fredericksburg v. Grijalva, Record Number 0833-12-2 (September 4, 2012), the Court dealt with an appeal by an insurer of a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission ruling...
2
Add a comment...
 
In Virginia are you limited to 500 weeks for a workers' compensation injury?
In Virginia, the normal work place injury claim only allows you 500 weeks of compensation. Of course, in order to be paid this 500 weeks of compensation, you either have to show you are "totally disabled" or that you are "partially disabled" and cannot get ...
In Virginia, the normal work place injury claim only allows you 500 weeks of compensation. Of course, in order to be paid this 500 weeks of compensation, you either have to show you are "totally disabled" or that you are "par...
1
1
Kevin Bunn's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Can you get both Virginia Workers' Compensation & Social Security Disability?
You are disabled and you are on Workers' Compensation for your injury and you want to also obtain Social Security Disability for this injury. This article addresses whether this is possible. Social Security Disability,  is a Federal program that provides mo...
You are disabled and you are on Workers' Compensation for your injury and you want to also obtain Social Security Disability for this injury. This article addresses whether this is possible. Social Security Disability, is a ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Workers' Compensation Rights in Virginis are Limited!
As a Virginia Workers’ Compensation practitioner for 35 years I often have to respond to questions about illegal aliens and their workers’ compensation rights. The Commonwealth of Virginia has decided to provide partial Virginia Workers’ Compensation benefi...
As a Virginia Workers’ Compensation practitioner for 35 years I often have to respond to questions about illegal aliens and their workers’ compensation rights. The Commonwealth of Virginia has decided to provide partial Virg...
2
Add a comment...
 
In Virginia is every accident at work compensable?
In Virginia not every accident at work results in a compensable accident. These are some that are not recognized under Virginia law: 1.  If you stumble on a stairway at work but nothing at work contributes to the fall such as a wet spot, something on the fl...
In Virginia not every accident at work results in a compensable accident. These are some that are not recognized under Virginia law: 1.  If you stumble on a stairway at work but nothing at work contributes to the fall such as...
1
1
Kevin Bunn's profile photo
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
419 people
James Novak's profile photo
Jason T. Brown's profile photo
Sheri Abrams's profile photo
 
Virginia Head Injury and Concussion at Work Results in $500,000 Award
Ms. Jones injured her head at work in Petersburg, Virginia. This caused headaches which were disputed by the employer. We represented her at a hearing and the headaches were awarded. She then received compensation for about 10 years or 500 weeks. In Virgini...
Ms. Jones injured her head at work in Petersburg, Virginia. This caused headaches which were disputed by the employer. We represented her at a hearing and the headaches were awarded. She then received compensation for about 1...
1
Add a comment...
 
How to settle a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case
When you are injured in a work place accident, you will probably be eligible for Virginia workers' compensation. At some point the insurance company will approach you and ask you if you are interested in a settlement. How much should you settle for? Based o...
When you are injured in a work place accident, you will probably be eligible for Virginia workers' compensation. At some point the insurance company will approach you and ask you if you are interested in a settlement. How muc...
1
Add a comment...
 
Is the test of disability for Virginia Workers' Compensation & Social Security the same?
You are injured at work and you wonder if you qualify for both Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. You would like to get both benefits but can you get both benefits at the same time and is the disability test the same? First, Virginia Work...
You are injured at work and you wonder if you qualify for both Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. You would like to get both benefits but can you get both benefits at the same time and is the disability tes...
1
Add a comment...
 
Finding the Best Virginia Workers Compensation Lawyer or Lawyer
Virginia Workers' Compensation Law is a specialty field. You would not choose a general practitioner for brain surgery  so why would you choose a general practitioner for your workers compensation claim?   You just cannot assume every attorney knows the ins...
Virginia Workers' Compensation Law is a specialty field. You would not choose a general practitioner for brain surgery so why would you choose a general practitioner for your workers compensation claim?  You just cannot assum...
2
Add a comment...
 
Win Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Before the Hearing Commissioner!
In Virginia an injured worker has his/her case heard by an official called a deputy Commissioner.This official is the hearing commissioner who hears the evidence in a courtroom like setting and issues a judgment called an "opinion" in the worker's case. Thi...
In Virginia an injured worker has his/her case heard by an official called a deputy Commissioner.This official is the hearing commissioner who hears the evidence in a courtroom like setting and issues a judgment called an "op...
2
1
Kevin Bunn's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Is slipping on wet pavement a compensable accident under Virginia Workers' Compensation law?
I once had a case in which an RN was hurrying across the street from a church parking lot to St. Mary's Hospital where she worked. The Hospital had rented space in the church parking lot for its employees. The RN slipped on the wet pavement and hurt her lef...
I once had a case in which an RN was hurrying across the street from a church parking lot to St. Mary's Hospital where she worked. The Hospital had rented space in the church parking lot for its employees. The RN slipped on t...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
419 people
James Novak's profile photo
Jason T. Brown's profile photo
Sheri Abrams's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Lawyer
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Richmond, Virginia
Story
Tagline
Virginia Workers Compensation & Disability Lawyer in Richmond---Jerry Lutkenhaus
Introduction
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 .
Bragging rights
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.
Education
  • University of Iowa College of Law
    Law, 1970 - 1973
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Other names
Jerry Lutkenhaus
Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Do you have to use your own car in a light duty sales job proposed by th...
jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com

Recently I had a client (Bob)who was being job placed by the insurance company's so called vocational consultant (VC). The VC had to work wi

Five Ways to Win Your Social Security Disability Hearing - EssenceArticles
www.essencearticles.com

Social Security has made it harder to win a Disability Case. I do have five suggestions that may help you win your disability case.

Questions that need to be asked in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Acci...
jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com

Virginia Workers' Compensation can be complex. These are questions that the injured worker needs to think about. 1 A Specfic Accident? Did y

I injured my brain and I cannot remember how I injured myself in Virginia.
jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com

You are at work and you injure yourself. It is a head injury. As a result you cannot remember how you did it. Can you recover workers compen

Can you get Workers' Compensation for Mental Stress in Virginia?
jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com

In my 30 years of practice as a Virginia Workers' Compensation Lawyer, I have had many claimants contact me and say my work or my supervisor

‘60 Minutes’ Gets Disability Insurance All Wrong | The Nation
www.thenation.com

60 Minutes added an impressive entry to the genre of bashing safety net programs on Sunday night with a segment on the Social Security Disab

What is an accident under Virginia Workers' Compenation law?
jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com

I practice workers comp law in Virginia. I thus see many claimants who have suffered injuries at work. Virginia is strict on what is conside

Top 12 Tips When Your Virginia Workers Comp Claim is Denied - Avvo.com
www.avvo.com

Virginia Workers' Compensation can be complex. These are tips that can help.

WordPress.com
wordpress.com

Start a WordPress blog or create a free website in minutes. Choose from over 200 free, customizable themes. Free support from awesome humans

Unemployment & Social Security Disabiltiy in Virginia - Avvo.com
www.avvo.com

Unemployment & Social Security: what you need to know?

Virginia Workers Compensation & the Death PresumptionVirginia Worker...
safeguardfreedom.com

Jane Doe (not her real name) came to my office two years ago with a sad story. While driving his pickup to a work site, her husband had driv

After a Heart Attack: Can I get Social Security Disability? | jervalaw
jervalaw.wrytestuff.com

A heart attack can result in a serious impairment. However, it is not necessarily disabling. Social Security has a strict set of guidelines

Social Security Disability & Why the Vocational Expert Could Win or ...
jervalaw.wrytestuff.com

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

10 Social Security Disability Mistakes To Avoid When Filing a Claim | je...
jervalaw.wrytestuff.com

In 30 years of Social Security Disability Practice in Virginia, I have seen the same mistakes over and over again. These are the ten (10) mi

How to get a Good Virginia Workers' Compensation Settlement | jervalaw
jervalaw.wrytestuff.com

When you suffer a work place accident in Virginia, you will probably be eligible for workers' compensation. At some point the insurance comp

Virginia Workers Compensation & Disability Lawyer--Jerry Lutkenhaus
www.yellowpages.com

Rated 5.0 stars on YP. Share your own tips, photos and more - tell us what you think of this business!

Martindale-Hubbell® Client Service Center - Forgot Password
cert3-csc.martindale.com

Back to Sign In. Forgot your password? To reset your password, simply enter your User ID (the email address for your organization) in the fi