Rated Best Workers Comp Lawyer in Central Virginia
About Jerry LutkenhausVirginia Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability Attorney for 35 years, rated "superb" by AVVO, and rated best workers compensation lawyer in Central Virginia in Richmond Magazine. I have been representing injured and disabled workers on their claims, appeals and disputes in the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, Virginia Court of Appeals, Virginia Supreme Court, and the United States District Courts. Frequent lecturer for Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
- Social Security Disability/SSI
- Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
- Social Security Disability
- Contingent Fees
- Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Owner , Law Office of Jerry Lutkenhaus|
|Law Office dedicated to provide aggressive legal services for the injured and disabled worker in the areas of Virginia Workers Compensation & Social Security Disability|
|Managing Attorney, Central Virginia Legal Aid Society|
|University of Iowa||J.D.|
|Iowa State University||B.S.||History and English|
|Honors: Phi Alpha Theta Honorary|
|Committee Chairman||West Richmond Rotary||2013-2014|
|Guest Lecturer||Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||2012-2012|
|Adjunct Professor||J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College||2001-2002|
|Service Award, West Richmond Rotary|
|Highest Rating for Legal Excellence AV, Martindale Hubbell|
|This reflects their highest rating for legal ability & ethics.|
|Superb Rating 10.0, Avvo|
|Superb Rating, Avvo|
|In 2010 and 2011 I was awarded AVVO's highest rating.|
|Slected as Best Attorney for Workers Compensation in Central Virginia, Richmond Magazine|
|This was based on a survey of 2,000 lawyers in the Richmond area.|
|Service Award, Central Virginia Legal Aid Society|
|Member, Henrico Bar Association|
|Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association|
|member, National Organization of Social Security Represenatives|
|Member, Richmond Bar Association|
|Member, Virginia State Bar|
|Member, Iowa State Bar Association|
|Virginia Workers Compensation & Social Security Attorney: Jerry Lutkenhaus - Richmond, VA|
Richmond,Virginia Lawyer for Workers Compensation and Disability
http://www.superpages.com/bp/Richmond-VA/Virginia-Workers-Compensation-Lawyer-Social-Security-Disabi ...http://www.superpages.com/bp/Richmond-VA/Virginia-Workers-Compensation-Lawyer-Social-Security-Disability-Attorney-L0005288396.htm?lbp=1 Rated Best Lawyer in Central Virginia in Richmond Magazine & Disability Lawyer for over 35 years with Free Consultation by Telephone for your Injury or Disability. We represent people on appeals, claims, denials, and injury and disability claims. Hide
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Q. Arrears and SSDI, How much of 764.00 can the state of WV take per month? And how much of back pay?
A: You did not say what kind of arrears. However, if child support, the state can attach part of your benefits.
Q. Can I request a jury trial to decide Social Security Disability case?
A: No there is no jury trial in Social Security Disability cases.
Q. Can we get married while waiting for hearin to get disability. I'm on the dockfet list
A: If you have an attorney you should follow his advice. However, marriage does not affect the receipt of Social Security Disability but only the receipt of SSI or welfare disability.
Q. hello i am 39 yrs old have severe degenerative disk disease lumbar (cane prescribed) p.t.s.d left leg is metal ,c.o.pd
A: At 39 years of age you probably will have to go to the third step which is a hearing before a judge. You will need to show you cannot do easy sit down work by medical evidence.
Q. Can you appeal a decision by the US District Court denying your Social Security Disability claim ?
A: Yes it can be appealed but if the decision was in April 2014 then the time period to appeal probably has expired.
Q. Have to resign from my job?
A: It is common for the WC insurance company to ask for a resignation when it "settles" a WC claim. However, if the claim is clear and undisputed then you may just want to get paid your lost wages and get your medical bills paid and "not" settle your case.
Q. Am I responsible for an employees medical bills if there is an accident and I do not carry wrkrs. comp.?
A: If you do not have over two employees regularly in employment in Virginia then you are not required to carry workers compensation insurance. However, the injured employee can sue you if the employee feels you negligently caused his/ her injury.
Q. What happens to a persons Workers Compensation claim when the insurance carrier goes bankrupt?
A: The state guaranty fund steps in and pays the claim
Q. WC ins adj stopped chks when surgery was rescheduled (I had a fever & MD made the decision) do I have any recourse?
A: If you are under an award, you can contact the Commission to enforce your payments.
Articles & Publications
Social Security Tips for Workers Compensation Lawyers
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Virginia Workers Compensation Tips