Read about the firm’s successes, growing staff, community involvement, and more.

Baseball’s A Game Of Inches, And Sometimes A Workers’ Compensation Claim Is As Well

February 23, 2017

Our lead workers’ compensation attorneys, Steve and George, have been avid baseball fans dating back to their childhood years in the Roanoke area. A famous saying by Branch Rickey (the man who brought Jackie Robinson to major league baseball) is that “Baseball is a game of inches.” Ironically, this saying is very relevant in the […]

Community Events A Big Part Of The HammondTownsend Mission

February 23, 2017

HammondTownsend partners George and Steve believe in giving back to the communities where they live and work. One of the most popular events they support is Shakin’ at the Station, a long-running charity event held in the City of Staunton that raises thousands of dollars for local charities. The fifteen week concert series runs from […]

Court: Injury Sustained In 45 Minutes Isn’t Result Of Repetitive Trauma

February 23, 2017

Court: Injury Sustained in 45 Minutes Isn’t Result of Repetitive Trauma By Emily Brill | State: Virginia | Topic: Top | Tuesday, July 26, 2016 A Virginia appellate court found that a firefighter who hurt his back while lifting a 400-pound man suffered a compensable injury because of an accident, and not a repetitive trauma […]

George Townsend Participates In 15th Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar

February 23, 2017

September 21, 2016—George L. Townsend participated in a panel discussion to address issues facing injured workers. The 15th annual conference, hosted by McCandlish Holton Law firm, was held at the Westin Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Other members of the panel included Scott Ford, Esq., Brian Richardson, Esq., and Lori D’Angelo, Esq. The topics of discussion […]

Hammond Townsend, PLC Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

February 23, 2017

HammondTownsend, PLCnamed 2015 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for:Workers Compensation Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Hammond Townsend, PLC, a trial law firm located in Fishersville, Virginia, was today awarded the prestigious 2015 Litigator Award for extraordinary achievement within the […]

HammondTownsend Recepient Of The 2014 Litigator Award In VA For Workers’ Compensation

February 23, 2017

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 15, 2015 – Hammond Townsend, PLC, a trial law firm located in Fishersville, Virginia, was today awarded the prestigious 2014 Litigator Award for extraordinary achievement within the field(s) of Workers Compensation Litigation. Justly standing as the nations most coveted symbol of “Litigation Achievement”, this unrivaled annual honor recognizes trial lawyers {firms} who […]

If Workers’ Compensations Insurance Companies Had Their Way . . . .

February 23, 2017

As we’ve noted before, workers’ compensation insurance companies – not employers – almost invariably exercise total control over the claims of injured workers. These companies DO NOT have the best interests of injured employees at heart. (Indeed, the companies don’t even have a heart!) In their endless quest for higher profits the companies continue to […]

The HammondTownsend Partners Celebrate Five Years Together

February 23, 2017

George and Steve recently celebrated five years together as partners! In that time, hundreds of clients have benefitted from the enthusiastic and professional representation the HammondTownsend team delivers. When an injury puts you in pursuit of just compensation, turn to the workers’ compensation experts at HammondTownsend for help with your claim. Read more about cases […]

What You Need To Know About Workers’ Compensation

February 23, 2017

Workers’ Compensation laws can vary from state to state, but there are some general guidelines you should be aware of. If you have questions about how Workers’ Compensation works in the state of Virginia, or if you are thinking about filing a claim, please contact HammondTownsend, your Workers’ Compensation lawyers in Roanoke, VA. Does Workers’ […]

When Do You Need A Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

February 23, 2017

With a history in railroads and manufacturing, Roanoke, VA, is a great place to find work. The city is the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia and is a hub for healthcare and retail shopping. A steady economy is good for any city, but with multiple jobs comes an increased risk of work-related injuries and accidents. […]

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