Q: how do I contest and refuse a award agreement sent by insurance adjuster for my husbands wc?
A: Your husband does not have to sign anything from an insurance adjuster that he does not agree to. It is his decision. It would be advisable to consult with an attorney before making that decision.
A: An Agreement for an Award is very important. Filing this with the Workers' Compensation Commission means the Commission will enter an Award based on the Agreement. The Award dictates what is covered, what benefits are paid, etc. It is very important to get an Award entered in a case as soon as possible. Often, the Agreement for an Award does not cover everything. Nonetheless, it may be important to get the Award entered first and then amend it later. You need to contact an experienced Virginia workers' compensation attorney regarding your problems with the Agreement.
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