Workers’ Compensation Law Firm Serving Virginia’s Harrisonburg Region

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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.

Top Employer Work Injuries In Harrisonburg Virginia

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. If you are injured on the job at JMU, call the Harrisonburg office of HammondTownsend.

Medical Field Injuries In Harrisonburg Virginia

Rockingham Memorial Hospital is one of the largest employers in Rockingham County. People who work in healthcare have the highest reported cases of non-fatal occupational injury and illnesses according to the CDC.  Medical workers most commonly suffer from sprains, strains, slips, falls and needle sticks obtained on the job. If you are injured while working at any healthcare organization in the Harrisonburg area, call HammondTownsend today!

Farming And Factory Injuries In Harrisonburg Virginia

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. If your workers’ comp claim has been denied, and even if it’s been accepted, reach out to HammondTownsend to ensure that you’re getting the compensation you deserve.

Serving Injured Workers Across the Entire State of VA

We remove communication barriers, so injured workers get the compensation they deserve in a timely manner.

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Why Choose HammondTownsend

Exclusively practice Workers' Compensation law in Virginia

45+ years of combined experience handling Workers' Compensation claims

Well-known and respected in Virginia’s Workers’ Compensation community

$300+ million recovered for Virginia's injured workers

Se Habla Español - Workers' Compensation

Spanish is the second most-spoken language in the state of Virginia. When Spanish speakers need legal help, it is critical to feel comfortable with their legal team. To this end, HammondTownsend is equipped with Spanish-speaking staff to serve our Spanish-speaking clients.

HammondTownsend se habla Español.

Getting Started

Should I trust what my employer's lawyer & insurance company tell me?

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!

How can HammondTownsend help me?

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 I'm injured on the job, what steps should I take and who should I notify?

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 

Can I be fired for claiming Workers' Compensation?

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.

Have more questions about starting your Workers' Compensation claim? Read our Getting Started blogs.

Harrisonburg Virginia Case Results

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.

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