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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney

The attorneys at McKenry Dancigers Dawson aggressively defend workers’ compensation cases throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. We represent: Employers Carriers Self-insureds Our experienced team balances aggressive case handling with skillful negotiating to resolve cases in a cost-effective manner. Our attorneys handle claims under: The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act (“LHWCA”) Defense Base Act Areas of practice include: Asbestosis Death Benefits Dispute Resolution EDI Indemnity Benefits Injuries by Accident Mediation Medical Awards Medicare Set Asides Medicare Secondary Payer Act Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP (“MMSEA”) Occupational Disease Peer Review Permanent and Total Disability Prevailing Community Rate Issues Settlements Subrogation & Third Party Issues Uninsured Employer’s Fund Vocational Rehabilitation To discuss your needs, call or email us...

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Virginia Subrogation Lawyers

Virginia Subrogation Lawyers

For insurers, subrogation claims are critical for recovering costs and maintaining profitability.  Yet subrogation issues can readily become extremely complex.  In this niche field of law, experienced legal guidance is critical for success.  McKenry Dancigers Dawson provides comprehensive subrogation services across Virginia. Experienced Subrogation Legal Counsel For Insurers At McKenry Dancigers Dawson, our subrogation attorneys have extensive experience navigating the complexities of these claims. We assist insurers in identifying and pursuing potential collateral sources for recovery. Our lawyers have obtained favorable verdicts in large subrogation actions, and we have represented both local and national insurance companies. Our firm is well-equipped to handle claims stemming from catastrophic losses. Collectively, our firm has handled tens of thousands of subrogation claims for insurers nationwide. This wealth of experience translates to effective and efficient strategies for success. We provide knowledgeable legal guidance on subrogation issues relating to: Property damage recovery, including fire losses, water damage from flooding and water intrusion, product liability and other cases involving significant losses Auto damage recovery stemming from car accidents, truck accidents and motor vehicle accidents Workers’ compensation recovery for medical coverage, lost wages and other losses associated with injured workers Maritime and admiralty losses, including cargo, vessels, marinas, and maritime-related personal injury cases, including Jones Act and LHWCA claims We work diligently on behalf of our insurance clients to litigate against negligent third parties. Our legal team includes skilled litigators with extensive experience in state and federal courts. We are strong advocates dedicated to maintaining high levels of organization and meticulous attention to detail — crucial skills that come into play when evaluating plan language and wading through voluminous documentary evidence. Clients appreciate not only the exceptional quality of our legal services, but also our timeliness, prompt communication and thorough preparation. Our experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of civil areas gives us a valuable, well-rounded perspective. Learn More During A Free Initial Consultation | Contingency Fee Representation For more information about our subrogation practice, please contact us at 757-461-2500. The initial consultation is free of charge, and we handle most subrogation cases on a contingency fee basis.  We handle subrogation matters throughout...

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Virginia Business and Corporate Attorneys

Virginia Business and Corporate Attorneys

Our Virginia business law attorneys provide a wide range of transactional and consulting services for our business clients of all sizes.  The attorneys at McKenry Dancigers Dawson are responsive to clients’ needs and understand that each business is unique. We offer comprehensive business consulting and transaction services, including: Commercial Leases Confidentiality and non-compete agreements Contract negotiations Employment contracts Independent contract agreements LLC and other business entity formation Member agreements for organizations such as health clubs Private business mergers and acquisitions Purchase contracts Sales of existing businesses Service agreements Small business formation An attorney’s role with your business can extend through the life of your business. Our business consulting takes many forms. Our contract review services, which provide an analysis of the costs and benefits of any type of proposed or pre-existing contract, are often completed under strict time constraints. We also assist with the development of employee handbooks, advise clients on copyright and trademark registration and ownership, and establish document retention schedules in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. In everything we do, our goal is to identify the best practices for our clients’ business and help them structure the operation to avoid litigation.  Should the need for litigation arise, McKenry Dancigers Dawson offers comprehensive and aggressive litigation services to its business clients. Shawn Voyles leads the firm’s business law and litigation practice.  Contact Mr. Voyles at 757-461-2500 or...

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Virginia Business Litigation Attorneys

Virginia Business Litigation Attorneys

Whatever business you own or interact with, financially significant disputes are always possible. When another business or individual violates the terms of a contract, misrepresents real property or other assets you purchase, or engages in unfair competition, you may need to take legal action. In other situations, you may require experienced counsel to defend your own interests against such allegations. Statewide Representation In Contract, Real Estate, And Employment Disputes For attorneys at McKenry Dancigers Dawson, P.C., analysis of contracts and resolution of business disputes are core strengths. We have experience on both the prosecution and defense sides of matters such as: Breach of contract claims and other contract disputes, including those associated with alleged construction defects or failures to perform contractual obligations Real estate disputes, often involving a party’s failure to adhere to the terms of a purchase agreement, failure to disclose physical or title defects or other acts of misrepresentation Employment disputes arising from alleged workplace discrimination, wrongful termination or violations of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) Disputes involving theft or misuse of intellectual property or other confidential information, sometimes leading to claims of unfair competition or business interference as well Disputes between partners or shareholders in a business over fulfillment of financial duties, potential self-dealing, control over operational decisions or other issues Defense of companies with commercial insurance policies that have self-insured retention provisions, leaving them exposed to major payouts when products liability, premises liability, employee negligence and other such claims are filed Strategic Analysis And Advice You Can Trust, Backed By Proven Trial Skills When a transaction goes badly or a business relationship descends into conflict for other reasons, the legal and practical considerations are complex. The single best step you can take is to enlist a law firm known for its capabilities in both trial litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Our track record in insurance defense, business and commercial litigation and many other forms of civil litigation clearly demonstrates those capabilities. Finding the right lawyer can restore your peace of mind and allow you to focus on your core business once again. To discuss any type of commercial dispute and begin exploring legal options, we encourage you to contact our firm. Shawn Voyles leads the...

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Virginia Accident, Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

Virginia Accident, Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

Personal injury litigation arising from serious motor vehicle accidents, falls on hazardous property, use of defective products and other traumatic events is an area of strength for the lawyers at McKenry Dancigers Dawson, P.C. Our legal team’s many decades of experience resolving insurance disputes and personal injury lawsuits favorably for our clients could be a crucial, difference-making asset for you. We are open about our strength in insurance defense and our firm’s long-standing relationships with major insurance carriers. Ultimately, however, we are advocates for justice. Our attorneys provide stellar representation for victims of severe personal injury and family members pursuing survivor claims after a tragic wrongful death as well.  Our knowledge and capabilities cover a broad spectrum of serious and catastrophic injury and death claims, as well as actions causing serious financial injury. Put More Than 100 Years Of Collective Litigation Experience To Work For You Effectiveness in personal injury litigation requires prompt, rigorous investigation. It requires access to qualified experts in accident reconstruction, medical prognosis, life care planning and many other specialized areas. Our firm leaves no angle unpursued and no stone unturned. To request a consultation focused on your unique concerns and objectives, contact us by telephone or...

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Virginia Lawyers Proven In Appellate Practice

Virginia Lawyers Proven In Appellate Practice

A law firm that claims a fierce commitment to going the full distance for its clients must have clear strengths in both trial and appellate practice. At McKenry Dancigers Dawson, P.C., these strengths are well documented. Our attorneys have represented clients in numerous appeals throughout Virginia, either to preserve favorable state and federal trial outcomes or to reverse unfavorable results. Accomplished Attorneys For Appeals Of State And Federal Trial Verdicts And Decisions Effective appellate advocacy demands rigorous research into judicial precedents, the preparation of concise memorandums and merit briefs, excellence in oral argument and other specialized skills. These skills can be developed only through disciplined training and experience, both of which our firm possesses. At Our Firm, Effectiveness In Appellate Practice Is An Engrained Tradition Many attorneys complete accomplished careers without appearing in an appellate court. Further, many successful law firms may have one appellate lawyer, whereas the lawyers in our firm have filed and defended numerous appeals. These capabilities extend across our numerous areas of practice, including insurance defense and plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, insurance coverage, uninsured and underinsured motorists coverage, products liability, admiralty and maritime, disputes governed by real estate law and more. To discuss your own legal needs or a potential referral on an appellate case, we invite you to contact our respected, long-standing Virginia law...

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