All states have enacted workers' compensation laws. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides a replacement for lost wages and medical benefits to an employment who is injured at work or during the course of his or her employment.
In exchange, the employee relinquishes the right to bring a lawsuit against the employer for a tort claim or negligence.
Workers' comp is also intended to provide payments to employees for permanent or temporary disabilities.
In most states, it is against the law for an employer to fire an employee for reporting an injury covered under workers' compensation.
Contact an experienced workers' compensation lawyer in Fairfax County, Virginia if you were injured at work or during the course of your employment.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) of the Fairfax Bar Association - For more than 20 years, the Fairfax Bar Association has sponsored a non-profit Lawyer Referral Service that helps individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney in Fairfax County, Northern Virginia County, Prince William (Manassas) County, Loudoun County, and Stafford County, VA. Each year, the staff takes more than 10,000 calls and makes more than 3,000 referrals to individuals and businesses searching for a local attorney.