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Clarksburg, WV 26301

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How to Handle Psychiatric Workers’ Compensation Claims

A common question presented to workers’ compensation attorneys involves how to handle psychiatric workers’ compensation claims. A 2012 opinion of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals illustrates one approach to deciding this…


Idiopathic Falls and Workers Compensation In WV

How do courts decide whether injuries that result from on-the-job falls are compensable workers' compensation claims? Workplace falls are common and can lead to serious, even fatal injuries. No industry is free from the common hazard of…


Chargeable Employer in a Hearing Loss Claim in WV

Most employers in West Virginia (WV) would never imagine that they would be deemed to be the chargeable employer in a hearing loss claim for an employee who worked a mere four days. But that's exactly what happened in a recent workers'…



Can an Inmate Get Workers Compensation in WV?

Compensability of WV Work Release Inmate Workers' Compensation Claim Rejected Can an inmate get workers’ compensation if he or she is injured while on work release? In West Virginia (WV), as in most states, the typical legal answer applies:…


WV Supreme Court Allows PPD Award Reduction in Workers Compesation Appeal

Last month, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (WV) issued an exciting new memorandum decision in an appeal from a permanent partial disability (PPD) award. In summary, the WV Office of Judges issued a PPD award reduction after a claimant…


WV Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster Testimony: Can You Compel It?

An issue that has recently become prevalent in West Virginia (WV) workers’ compensation litigation is whether a claimant has a right to compel deposition testimony of the claims adjuster. The WV Workers’ Compensation Office of Judges…


Speakers on WV Law Available to Present about Employment Issues after a Workplace Injury

On September 12, 2017, a group of three Jenkins Fenstermaker attorneys had the honor of presenting to the West Virginia Rural Water Association (WVRWA) at their 32nd Annual Training and Technical Conference in Charleston, West Virginia (WV).…


WV Workers’ Compensation Meal Reimbursement

On April 11, 2018, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued its opinion in an appeal of a Board of Review decision denying a WV workers’ compensation meal reimbursement claim. The court determined that West Virginia workers’…


Surveillance of Workers’ Compensation Claimants: Is It Legal in West Virginia?

The attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC are often asked whether it’s permissible to use surveillance of workers’ compensation claimants in West Virginia and, if so, how that evidence may be used. Consider this common scenario: The…