2016 Acts of the General Assembly Affecting VA Workers Compensation

New Laws Affecting Workers Comp this Year   In 2016 the Virginia General Assembly passed several bills that were signed into law by Governor McAuliffe and affect the rights of employees, employers, and insurance companies under Virginia workers compensation. Below is a summary of each of these laws and how they could impact all injured workers…

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Not Getting Enough Sleep? You May Have a Greater Risk of a Work Injury.

Let’s take a quiz.   Do you work in one of the following industries?   Manufacturing and production (warehouse work; assembly line; forklift operator) Healthcare support (MRI technologist, dental hygienist, occupational therapy assistant, etc.) Food preparation and service (server; waiter or waitress; cook) Protective service (security guard; night watchmen; surveillance system monitor) Healthcare practitioners (doctors,…

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