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VA Workers Compensation - Claims Process

Posted by Matt Stephens

Mar 8, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance that provides monetary and medical benefits to employees or their survivors for work-related injuries, diseases and deaths. Workers' compensation is governed by state law.

The Virginia Workers' Compensation Act (WCA) establishes the process for handling workers’ compensation claims in the state. The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (Commission), investigates and handles workers’ compensation claims. The processing of a claim typically begins with a notice of injury and may end up in administrative or judicial appeal.

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