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Fighting For Injured Workers' Rights In Harrisonburg, Virginia
HammondTownsend began our practice serving the communities in and around Harrisonburg from our first office in Fishersville. The practice quickly grew to serve all areas across the commonwealth of Virginia. That's how we became known as THE Workers’ Compensation Law Firm in Virginia. While it’s not hard to find a firm that’s willing to handle your workers’ compensation case, it is rare to find one that only represents injured workers. HammondTownsend is exclusively a workers’ compensation law firm.
Firms that practice multiple areas of law may dabble in workers’ comp, but we put all of our energy, resources and experience into getting just compensation for injured workers. That’s what makes HammondTownsend THE Virginia’s Workers’ Compensation Law Firm. In Timberville, Craigsville, Staunton, Monterey, Harrisonburg and Madison, HammondTownsend is THE law firm to call about your workers’ compensation case.
45+ years of combined experience handling Workers' Compensation claims
Recovered over $500 Million
Well-known and respected in Virginia's Workers' Compensation community
We remove communication barriers through the use of in-person, virtual, and phone meetings.
As an exclusive injured workers law firm, our team fights for the compensation you deserve!
Common Workplace Injuries in Harrisonburg
Rockingham Memorial Hospital is one of the largest employers in Rockingham County. Medical workers are prone to on-the-job injuries and illnesses. In fact, people who work in healthcare have the highest reported cases of non-fatal occupational injury and illnesses according to the CDC.
According to the CDC, healthcare workers have the highest reported cases of non-fatal occupational injury and illnesses. Sprains and strains are among the most common injuries along with slips, falls, and needle sticks.
Farming and Factory Workers
Cargill Meat Solutions and Perdue Products are among the largest employers in this region. Farms and factories expose workers to an increased chance of injury from machines, exertion, repetitive motion and falls.
Common on the job injuries for farm and factory workers include amputation, musculoskeletal disorders and spinal cord injuries.
James Madison University offers a variety of job opportunities from administration and education to service and technology. There are many common work-related injuries that can happen in these work environments.
Common injuries include strains and sprains, slips, trips, and falls. Additionally, those working in older buildings may encounter risks related to toxic exposures such as mold and fumes.
Your employer and the insurance company are looking out for themselves by limiting the time you're out of work and your medical treatment so they don't have to pay. Your employer and the insurance company will have a lawyer... so should you!
Because the Workers’ Compensation Act in Virginia focuses heavily on the interests of the employer and its insurance company, consulting an attorney that is highly-skilled in Workers’ Compensation law is critical to winning your case. The experienced attorneys at HammondTownsend will guide you through every step of the Workers’ Compensation process.
If you are injured on the job, first report the injury to your supervisor at work. Tell them exactly what happened. Second, visit your doctor, tell them exactly what happened. Third, call HammondTownsend. It all starts with our free consultation, a talk with one of our lawyers, and we will walk you through the process. The earlier you call us, the more prepared you'll be. Read more
The short answer is NO. If you’re hurt at work, you should be filing a workers’ compensation claim so that you can get the money you are due. Sometimes, however, people don’t want to file because they think they will be fired. Firing you for claiming workers’ compensation is illegal in Virginia. Virginia has a law that explicitly says that employers can’t fire employees for filing for workers’ compensation, and if they do, the employee can take them to court. Read More.
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Case Results from Harrisonburg Workers' Compensation Cases
Settlements and verdicts in all cases depend on various factors and circumstances which are unique to each case. Therefore, past results in cases are not a guarantee or prediction of similar results in future cases which the firm and its lawyers may undertake.
Case Details Client was a store manager in Staunton. He injured his back in December 2007 and continued to work on light duty until February […]Read More
While on the job, a truck hood fell on the claimant’s arm causing injuries to her fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, and arm. A lump sum […]Read More
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