HITECH Act – A Way to Get Medical Records in Your Disability, Workers’ Comp, or Personal Injury Case

Using the HITECH Act When Seeking Medical Records in Your Case   Each year disability lawyers, workers compensation attorneys, and personal injury law firms – as well as disabled individuals and accident victims – spend hundreds of thousands of dollars obtaining the medical records they need to support their case. Obtaining medical records from your…

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…