Complex. Arcane. Inefficient. Complicated. These are some of the words used to describe the modern workers compensation system.
Despite its weaknesses, workers compensation systems are necessary in industrialized nations. Societies have tried other forms of compensation. But those alternatives have been inefficient and have failed to meet society’s goals.
This article is for everyone. Injured employees trying to get workers compensation benefits. Attorneys handling their first Virginia workers compensation case. And medical providers trying to help their patients get much needed treatment. I hope you’ll understand why we need workers’ compensation after reading.