PTSD Found Compensable in Recent Virginia Workers’ Comp Decision

Obtaining Virginia workers compensation benefits for a purely psychological injury is difficult. Usually an injured employee must have also suffered a physical injury by accident to have a decent chance of receiving benefits for a psychological condition. But a recent decision by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission affirmed an award of benefits to a claimant…

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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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