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Answering FAQs For Those Who Need Workers’ Compensation

When you’ve been injured on the job, you’re facing a lot of uncertainty. You may be unsure if you can work again or how you will pay your medical bills. has helped clients facing these difficult issues in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We can help you understand your options, so you can make informed decisions. We have provided a list of frequently asked questions below. To learn how our experienced attorneys can help you and your case, call our office at 703-962-1829 today. You can also email us and someone will contact you shortly.

Q: How do I know if I am eligible for workers’ compensation?

A: In order to be covered, there are two main factors. First, you must be an employee of the company. Next, you must prove your injury happened at the workplace. Our firm can help gather the necessary evidence to build the strongest possible case.

Q: What does workers’ compensation cover?

A: Each case is different; however, workers’ compensation is meant to assist you in any way you need it. This can include reimbursement for medical expenses and lost wages. It can also be used as temporary or permanent disability payments.

Q: What will workers’ compensation not cover?

A: Certain situations are not covered by insurance. If you’ve been involved in a fight with another employee, are intoxicated at work or intentionally get hurt, you will be rejected payment.

Q: How does the process work?

A: After you tell your employer and they agree to pay your claim, there are certain rules you may have to follow. For example, they may make you see a certain doctor. They also may request updates as to how your condition is progressing. The goal for everyone involved is to get you back on your feet as quickly as possible.