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What Is the Virginia ADR Orientation Session?

The Virginia Worker’s Compensation statute defines orientation as “a preliminary meeting during which the [alternative] dispute resolution proceeding is explained to the parties and the parties and the neutral may assess the case and decide whether to continue with a dispute resolution proceeding or adjudication” This is typically done at the beginning of the Mediation, …

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What Documents Are Used In ADR at the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission?

Your Virginia Worker’s Compensation attorney will review with the injured worker all the documents that should be brought. Generally, the key documents will be:   Claim for Benefits. The employer must file a formal claim for benefits even if the employer is paying benefits. Letters from parties that request ADR/Mediation. ADR/Mediation is not automatic. Somebody …

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Questions about the Virginia ADR Process

Who must attend mediation? The injured worker must participate in the mediation, unless the dispute is between the medical provider and the employer. The insurance company needs to have someone who has the authority to settle the claim, and that usually means the insurance adjuster. Usually the adjuster will attend the mediation via speakerphone and …

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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.