Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation Practice Group at McCandlish Holton defends workers’ compensation claims in all areas of Virginia from initial investigation to the trial and appellate levels of litigation. 

Our experienced team provides innovative legal strategies tailored to the needs of your claims.  We carefully balance aggressive advocacy with skilled diplomacy to successfully resolve claims. 

We are committed to offering early case evaluation, outstanding client communication, and cost-effective solutions. 

We work with:

  • Employers
  • Insurance carriers
  • Self-insureds
  • Third-party administrators

Our team handles workers' compensation cases from the Deputy Commissioner level all the way to the Supreme Court of Virginia. 

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Our firm has a wealth of experience with many areas of law that interact with workers' compensation, such as employmentgeneral liability, coverage, and products liability


23rd Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 | Richmond, VA


A full day of programming and FREE CE/CEUs covering the most timely issues in Virginia workers’ compensation. Claims professionals, adjusters, agents, risk managers, and nurse case managers are welcome to convene in Richmond, Virginia, or attend remotely.

Returning for a 5th year to the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa in Short Pump.

Workers’ Compensation Defense Digest

  • Get the most timely topics in workers’ compensation
  • Educational resources
  • Invitations to webinars, our annual seminar, and local events hosted by the group

Email us to get the WCDD emailed to your inbox each month.

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2019 Study of Virginia Workers’ Compensation System Complete

Read our summary of what you must know about the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee’s report published on December 16, 2019 about the Virginia Workers' Compensation system, with a special focus on disease presumption. 

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