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Port Worker Injuries and Workers’ Compensation in Virginia

January 14, 2021

Port Worker Injuries and Workers’ Compensation in Virginia If you are a worker in a marine terminal or a port, you have a higher risk of injury and death at work than most people do. You are an essential part of a vital industry, and your safety matters. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

HammondTownsend And The Workers’ Injury Law Advocacy Group

December 10, 2020

HammondTownsend And The Workers’ Injury Law Advocacy Group George Townsend has been named the treasurer of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG), a national non-profit membership organization for workers’ compensation attorneys. WILG is dedicated to representing the people who suffer from workplace injuries and their families. The group’s mission is to improve the […]

HammondTownsend Is the Firm for an Appeal Odyssey

December 7, 2020

HammondTownsend Is THE Firm for an Appeal Odyssey   Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a statewide newspaper for lawyers, recently highlighted a HammondTownsend case – City of Charlottesville v Scalfani. It’s a good study to show how dedicated, persistent lawyers work for you throughout several layers of appeals. HammondTownsend’s client, a police officer, played the “take-down” role […]

Seasonal Workers And Workers’ Comp

November 13, 2020

What Seasonal Workers Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation The holidays are coming up, and many stores are hiring extra employees for the busy holiday season in November and December. Other industries have seasonal employees during the summer. These seasonal workers, usually working part-time retail positions, may get injured from an accident while at work. […]

HammondTownsend Named To The Best Of The Best Attorneys List

October 20, 2020

HammondTownsend Named To The Best Of The Best Attorneys List HammondTownsend has been named to the Best of the Best Attorneys list. Only the top 0.05% of the 1.3 million attorneys currently practicing in the United States are named to this list each year. Our inclusion in the list stands as a testament to the […]

Why Hire A Workers’ Compensation Attorney

October 9, 2020

Why You Should Hire a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney You’re smart, and you can follow directions well. But now you’ve been injured at work, and you’re trying to decide if you should hire a worker’s compensation attorney for your workers’ comp claim. Here are three reasons why working with a workers’ compensation attorney is the […]

Workers’ Compensation Laws Protect You

September 18, 2020

Workers’ Comp Laws Protect You Filing for and receiving money from a workers’ compensation award is the first and most important step in the process of being compensated for being hurt at work. But it is not the end of the process – employers and their workers’ compensation insurance companies don’t want to pay for […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic And Workers’ Comp

August 19, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic And Workers’ Compensation How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected workers’ comp? Several different factors have combined to change workers’ comp, but not necessarily in the way you might expect. Fewer Cases Workers’ comp cases have decreased dramatically. Since early March, claims for new injuries (not counting COVID-19 cases) have decreased by 25-50% […]

HammondTownsend Named A Top Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Richmond, VA

August 10, 2020

HammondTownsend Named A Top Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Richmond, VA HammondTownsend, an exclusively Workers’ Compensation law firm in the state of Virginia, has been recognized as a top Workers’ Compensation firm in Richmond, Virginia. Expertise.com selected HammondTownsend as one of the best Workers’ Compensation attorneys in Richmond, VA in its recent 2020 publication. This exclusive […]

George Townsend Selected To The Virginia Top 100 Super Lawyer List

May 29, 2020

George Townsend Selected To The Virginia Top 100 Super Lawyer List We are pleased to announce that one of HammondTownsend’s founding partners, George Townsend, has been selected to the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers list. This exclusive list recognizes the top percent of attorneys in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Townsend was selected to the list […]

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