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Workers Compensation in VA and Workplace Violence (Trigger Warning!)

This video discusses an extremely difficult subject that may be very hard for some viewers to hear and it therefore comes with a trigger warning. If you’ve experienced workplace violence and are suffering from PTSD or other psychiatric disorders, particularly the 2022 Wal-Mart Shootings Chesapeake or the May 31, 2019 Building Two shootings at the …

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Statutes of Limitation in a VA or NC Workers Comp Claim

In VA and NC, you generally only have 2 years to file a claim or get under an Award or have your claim accepted. Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller here explains the concept of the statute of limitations and goes through some specific scenarios where you think you are in the …

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Experienced Workers’ Compensation Representation for Hospitality Workers

North Carolina and Virginia attract a lot of tourists each year, at our lovely beaches, and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. People visit also visit our states for work, to visit their children in school, to attend all sorts of social functions, and for many other reasons. Many local residents use the state’s hotels, motels, and …

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Safety Rule Violations and their Potential Effect on Your Comp Case

If you willfully violated an employer’s established safety rule, either written or oral, that was designed to keep you safe, in Virginia you can be completely prevented from recovering anything in your workers compensation case. Here, VA and NC workers comp attorney Joe Miller explains the parameters of what it means to have willfully violated …

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How to Claim Medical Mileage in VA and NC Comp Cases

If you want to get reimbursed for your medical mileage, watch as Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller explains how to make a claim for medical mileage in both states if you have an ongoing workers compensation case.

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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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.