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Common Myths About Workers Compensation. Part Two.

This is part two of our discussion of common myths about workers’ compensation claims. We Previously addressed some of the most frequently heard myths in Part One. We recommend that if you have any questions about your right to file for workers’ compensation and what benefits you’re entitled to claim, you contact our office. We’ll …

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Common Myths About Workers Compensation. Part One.

If you’re hurt at work, your mind is probably thinking about many things about filing workers’ compensation claims that just aren’t true. The sure way to learn about your rights is to speak with an experienced North Carolina and Virginia workers’ compensation lawyer. Here are some common myths we find that many people have as …

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Light Duty Jobs for Injured Workers

Workers in North Carolina and Virginia who are employees and who suffer a compensable workplace injury or occupational illness are entitled to payment of their reasonably necessary medical bills for as long as the injured worker requires treatment for those injuries. They are also entitled to temporary disability benefits which are generally 2/3rds of their …

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Robotic Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Many companies in North Carolina and Virginia are using robotics for manufacturing, automation, warehousing, and other businesses. Sadly, robots are replacing many workers entirely. Human workers who work with robots and other robotic hardware and software are at risk for many different types of workplace injuries. A recent case of an Amazon worker being trapped …

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Workplace Safety Tips for Employees and Employers

We’ve written about workplace safety and technology and safety tips during the winter season. Here are more suggestions from The Hartford which provides workers’ compensation insurance. Employees should understand that they do not have to prove fault if they suffer a workplace accident. When workplace injuries happen, employees are entitled to payment of all reasonably necessary medical bills and generally 2/3 of their average weekly wages while they can’t work. They can also claim additional damages if they have a partial or full permanent injury.

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Protecting Our Frontline Healthcare Workers Who are Battling COVID-19

Virginia Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller here urges all citizens of the Commonwealth to contact their State Senators and Delegates and urge them to pass legislation that enables any Healthcare worker who gets sick with COVID-19 to seek benefits under the Virginia Workers Compensation System. We need a law that creates a presumption that any …

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A Note For Our Clients: CoronaVirus Update

To all our Clients and Friends:

As many of you know, yesterday, Monday, March 30, 2020, due to the increasing spread of the COVID-19 Virus, Governor Northam of Virginia issued Executive Order 55, which Orders all Virginians To Stay at Home, with a few small exceptions, which include traveling to and from work; however, all Virginians are also encouraged to work remotely if at all possible. That Order is effective through June 10, 2020.

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Important Joe Miller Law COVID-19 Update

As many of you know by now, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has recently issued an Executive Order closing all public schools for the remainder of the Academic Year and has put in a host of other restrictions on certain businesses and other activity in the Commonwealth in an attempt to reduce the rate of infection among humans …

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Surveillance Of Your Activities In Workers Comp

Workers Compensation Lawyer Joe Miller warns anyone who has been seriously injured: Big Brother is Watching You! It is relatively inexpensive for the workers compensation insurance company to hire a private investigator to film you whenever you are outside your home, and even inside your home if the windows are open. If you are on …

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If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.