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Workers’ Compensation for Plumbers

According to The Balance, plumbers “install and repair pipes that supply water and gas to, as well as carry waste away from, homes and businesses.” Plumbers also fix appliances, toilets, sinks, and bathtubs. A few common plumber tasks include: Install pipes and plumbing fixtures Visually inspect equipment and operate test equipment such as pressure and …

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Workers Compensation and Eye Injuries in Virginia

Workers are at risk for eye injuries in the workplace for many reasons. Many eye injuries can be avoided if employers anticipate the causes and take necessary precautions such as wearing the correct type of protective equipment. We have also addressed eye injuries and Vision loss in a previous article discussing North Carolina Workers Compensation …

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Healthcare Trends for 2022

No worker wants to be injured or suffer an occupational illness. Employees who do have valid worker’s compensation claims are entitled to payment of all their reasonable medical bills. These bills include ER treatment, surgeries, doctor visits, time with physical therapists, and many other types of medical treatment. Claimants also are entitled to payment for …

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Workplace Trends for 2022

For most people, the pandemic has completely changed the way we work and the type of work we do. More people work remotely. Trucking and delivery services are in constant demand. According to HR (Human Resources) Morning, 2022 is likely to change the workplace in many more ways. The work will affect what types of …

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Your Guide To Medicare Set Asides

Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller here breaks down, in simple, easy-to-understand terms, the basics of Medicare Set-Asides (MSA’s)–What is it and why do you need one in your workers comp settlement? You just received some kind of authorization for a company you have never heard of that you are being asked …

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Always Get A Work Note

Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller explains why it is so critical to your case to obtain a current work note or disability slip after each and every appointment with your primary, authorized treating physician. Failure to present valid work notes at your hearing could mean you will be unable to prove …

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Workers’ Compensation and Cold Weather

We’ve written before about some of the types of accidents workers have when the weather gets cold – Worker’s Compensation and Winter Safety | Joe Miller Law, Ltd. (joemillerinjurylaw.com). Some of the major types of cold-weather accidents and injuries for workers include. Probably the most common type of injury is a slip and fall due …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Workers Compensation – Part Two

Carpal tunnel syndrome is painful and is likely to cause workers to lose time from their job. If your median nerve isn’t working you’ll have a lot of complications such as: Not being able to use your thumb effectively Not having the right feeling in your fingers Not being able to hold objects well Not …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Workers Compensation – Part One

Carpal tunnel syndrome is an injury due to stress. It happens when pressure on the median nerve and tendons that travel through the carpal tunnel (a passage in your arm). You feel the injury as you flex your fingers. The carpal tunnel can cause pain, numbness and tingling,  even with minor swelling. What are the …

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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.