Roanoke, Virginia Workers Compensation Lawyer

Work injury claim formOne’s job is more than just a way to earn a paycheck. People take pride in their work and the role they play for their employer. Unfortunately, there are times when one is injured on the job. Like other states, Virginia has a worker’s compensation system which ensures that injured employees are taken care of. While the worker’s comp system is meant to be fair for all sides, there are times in which injured workers require legal representation to receive the treatment and compensation they deserve. Cerid Lugar is a Roanoke worker’s comp lawyer assisting those who have been hurt on the job. She prides herself on providing quality representation and we are ready to assist you. Contact us to schedule an initial consultation. We also assist those in Salem and other southwest parts of the state.

Attorney assisting Roanoke and Salem residents with workplace injuries

There are many instances in which one may be injured on the job. Accidents can result from inherently dangerous environments such as those found on construction sites, or seemingly harmless workplaces may have an unexpected slipping hazard. It is important to remember that anyone can be injured in any workplace at any time. Matters typically handled by our office include:

The handling of such matters can make the difference in whether an injured worker receives the compensation they deserve or if they have their claim denied, helping them navigate effectively through the administrative system. Most often, employers will have a defense attorney or trained insurance adjuster trying to minimize the amount they pay you. There are many ways that this is done and Cerid Lugar has experience to protect you from these mechanisms and to ensure your claim is set up for success.

Cerid Lugar is a Roanoke worker’s compensation attorney assisting those who have been hurt on the job. Cerid will use your initial consultation to gain an understanding of how you were injured and to help you understand what to expect as the process moves forward. She will make sure that your rights remain protected regardless of whether you are disputing whether the accident was the fault of your employer, whether a third-party should be held responsible, or if you are appealing the denial of a claim Order, or your claim has been denied by the insurer. A denial by the company / insurer does not mean you do not have a right to compensation. We focus on this area of law so that you may focus on your future. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation.

We also serve the southwest Virginia cities of Cave Spring, Salem, the Botetourt County city of Hollins, the Bedford County cities of Bedford and Forest, the Franklin County city of Rocky Mount, and the Montgomery County cities of Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Radford.

Lawyer staying in regular communication with Roanoke, Virginia workers who have been injured on the job

If you have been injured on the job, then you are likely already dealing with a high level of frustration. Not knowing the status of your case would lead to even higher levels of aggravation. Unfortunately, one of the most common complaints against attorneys is that they fail to stay in communication with the clients. Our lawyer makes it a priority to stay in touch with those whom she represents. Cerid will quickly respond to messages and she will make herself available to address any concerns you may have. Our firm recognizes that this is an important time in your life. We will give you the representation you deserve.