Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

The Importance of Avoiding Social Media After an Accident

At Geoff McDonald and Associates, P.C. we understand how important protecting the details of your case are. We also understand the temptation to share moments of your life on social media; especially when something traumatic occurs. That’s why we wanted…

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Vaping and the E-Cigarette Industry; A National Epidemic

Sleek and minimalist in the design, with a wide variety of flavors and portable chargers able to be discretely plugged into USB-ports; there’s an undeniable convenience behind the technology that fuels ‘vaping’ and the booming e-cigarette industry. Initially promoted as…

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Injured on the Job – What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

In Virginia, an employee who suffers an injury at work may be entitled to certain workers’ compensation benefits, based on several factors that determine whether the injury is a “compensable” claim (i.e., whether the injury should be covered by workers’ compensation insurance, or not).     When determining whether an…

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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on my Worker’s Compensation?

If you’ve been hurt on the job and received workers’ compensation benefits, you may be wondering if you have to pay taxes on workers’ comp benefits. Generally speaking, workers’ compensation is not taxable, with a few exceptions. Whether you receive…

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