The answer is Yes. Most claimants file rather quickly because they need to get some of their lost wages paid and need to get assistance with their medical bills. Still, some people wait to file a claim until it’s too late. There are deadlines to file a claim called statutes of limitations. If you do not file your claim within the period set forth in the statute, you will lose your claim forever – even if you are still suffering from injuries or an illness. You should consult with a Norfolk workers’ compensation lawyer as soon you have an accident or as soon as you even suspect you have an illness so that you do not lose out on your right to pursue workers’ comp benefits. The statute of limitations for workers’ compensation claims in Virginia are as follows:
Attorney Joe Miller has helped thousands of Virginia injury victims and can help you fight for the workers’ comp benefits you need. He knows what it takes to bring a strong case for the full and fair benefits you need, and is ready to help you fully understand the full range of legal options that are available to you at this time. If you or someone you love has suffered a work-related injury or illness, contact Norfolk workers’ compensation lawyer Joe Miller at Joe Miller Law, Ltd., by calling (888) 694-1671 and let him get started fighting for you.