Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claims

Virginia workers’ compensation claims may be filed with the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. Employees may file claims for medical benefits, replacement income benefits, and permanent disability benefits if they are injured while working at their places of employment or become ill because of harmful conditions at work. Because Virginia employers must, according to Virginia law, carry workers’ compensation insurance, it is likely that if the worker’s injury or illness is one that is covered by workers’ compensation insurance, the injured or ill employee will receive workers’ compensation benefits from the employer’s insurer.

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