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Workers' Compensation Lawyer Serving Richmond

8550 Mayland Dr Suite 203, Richmond, VA 23294

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Fighting For Injured Workers' Rights In Richmond, Virginia

HammondTownsend serves the injured workers in the Richmond area and across the entire state of Virginia. We are an exclusive workers’ compensation law firm.

While other firms may dabble in workers’ comp as one of their many areas of practice, HammondTownsend ONLY handles workers’ compensation cases. That’s why we are THE Virginia’s Workers’ Compensation Law Firm. We have a tenacity to fight for injured workers’ throughout the Richmond metropolitan area. In ShortPump, Midlothian, Chesterfield, Mechanicsville and downtown, HammondTownsend fights for the compensation that injured workers deserve!

About HammondTownsend

HammondTownsend serves injured workers across the state of Virginia: Northern Virginia, Manassas, Richmond, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Fishersville, Charlottesville and Hampton Roads.

45+ years of combined experience handling Workers' Compensation claims

Recovered over $3 Billion+ for Injured Workers

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!

Free Case Evaluations

VA Workers’ Compensation is complex. Our legal team offers guidance as you navigate the workers’ compensation process.

Se Habla Español

Si usted habla español y necesita ayuda legal, es fundamental que se sienta cómodo con su equipo legal. Para ello, HammondTownsend está equipado con personal que habla español.

Common Workplace Injuries in Richmond


Medical Workers

As home to VCU Health System, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, many Richmond residents work in healthcare.

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.

Richmond Warehouse Worker

Warehouse Workers

The Amazon fulfillment center in Chester is one of the top 50 employers in all of Virginia. A warehouse, like this fulfillment center, is a common place for on the job injuries.

Hammond Townsend often handles claims for warehouse injuries such as accidents involving forklifts, falling objects, and loading dock injuries. Sprains and strains, in particular to the back, as well as slips and falls are other common work-related injuries that many warehouse employees face.



As the leading employers of educators in Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University and Chester County Public Schools bear the responsibility of both shaping young minds and safeguarding the well-being of their staff. Educators, like any other profession, face various injury risks.

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.

HammondTownsend A Top Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Richmond, VA

HammondTownsend was recognized as a top Workers’ Compensation firm in Richmond, Virginia. In its 2020 publication, Expertise.com selected HammondTownsend as one of the best Workers’ Compensation attorneys in Richmond, Virginia. HammondTownsend is honored to be on this list recognizing the top 16 firms after reviewing over 50 firms.

Getting Started

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

I've Been Injured & Need Representation

Case Results from Richmond 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.

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Workers’ Compensation Challenges – Eva H.

We know that nurses and other healthcare providers often have accidents that cause them injury in the daily routine of caring for patients of all […]

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Leg and yellow helmet of injured lying worker at work.

Morgan v. Whole Foods Market, Inc.

This case involved multiple injuries to the same body parts over the course of two years. The client injured her low back in 2012 while […]

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Injured construction worker fallen off ladder

Rakes v. McLaughlin Communications and Twin City Fire Ins. Co. (2014)

While at work, the Claimant slipped and fell. He seriously injured his back, shoulder, and neck. A lump sum settlement was secured for the client […]

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