Welcome to Agnew, Johnson & Rosenberger PLLC!
Welcome to our firm's Roanoke, Virginia Injury & Disability page! Whether or not you found us from a Google search or by recommendation of one of our former clients, you probably need help because you were injured in an accident or you have been denied Social Security Disability benefits. Good news: We are here to help. Our law firm has a long and successful history of representing the injured workers, those injured in automobile accidents and those who have been improperly denied Social Security Disability benefits in Central and Southwest Virginia. We have a narrow focus: Injury and disability law. That is all we do and we do it very well.
Our firm started in Lynchburg, Virginia and our main office and staff work in Lynchburg. However, we currently represent many people with injuries and disabilities in Roanoke and Southwest Virginia. In fact, as you can see above, we have a satellite meeting location in Downtown Roanoke so that we can meet with our current and potential clients. Our attorneys and staff have successfully represented 1000's of clients for injuries and disabilities. Whether you need help with a workers compensation case, car accident or Social Security Disability in Lynchburg, Bedford, Amherst, Danville, Charlottesville or anywhere in between, our attorneys and staff are here to help.
Roanoke and Southwest Virginia is a bustling area with many businesses, colleges, churches and other civic organizations. The city and surrounding area also boast a motivated and diverse workforce. With a major insterstate, the area continues to grow and is increasingly becoming a destination for medical and technological innovation. Along with the growth, the need for legal services, including services for those who are injured and disabled has increased. We are happy to be a small part of Roanoke and Southwest Virginia. We are a small law firm and only accept select workers compensation, auto accident and Social Security Disability cases. Whether or not we accept your case, we can certainly point you in the right direction or to one of the many law firms that we have built a relationship with over the years.
Our contact information is conveniently located below along with some additional information about our practice areas.
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We consistently receive calls from people who need help with work-related injuries. In many cases, Injured workers face significant challenges when they pursue wage loss and medical benefits after a workplace injury in Virginia. Given the diversity of employment in the Northern Virginia Area, the injured worker must determine whether they should file a claim or lawsuit under the Virginia Workers Compensation Act, Jones Act, FELA, Longshore Act or some other law. Many, if not most, claims will arise under the Virginia Workers Compensation Act. Virginia Workers Compensation law was originally set up to allow quick resolution of claims so that injured workers can receive relief quickly. While some cases move through the system without a problem, many cases get stuck in the process because the claim is denied by the insurance company or employer. Determining which law to file a claim under can be a complex undertaking.
That is where we come in. Don't hesitate to contact us. B. Patrick Agnew and Eric Johnson both handle work injury cases. While he is no longer in the active practice of law with our firm, Gorman Rosenberger assists Eric and Patrick with day to day and complex issues to come up in cases. We have a strong history representing injured workers, a wealth of helpful relationships and a strong desire to advocate for our injured workers.
Over the years, Eric Johnson has handled hundreds of auto accident cases. B. Patrick Agnew very often assists Eric with these cases. Our process is different than other firms. Eric and Patrick are involved directly with our clients about important developments from the time of the first call for help until the trial or settlement is concluded. Auto Accidents are a common occurrence, particularly with the increase in population and increasing roadway distractions (cell phones!). Some accidents cause little or no injury and are fairly simple to resolve. Your case may be different. If you were involved in an accident and have received medical treatment because of the accident we recommend discussing the accident, the treatment and the cost of your medical care with a skilled attorney as soon as possible.
Social Security Disability Claims
Working until the typical age of retirement age (65) is simply not possible for many people. Sometimes, that is because of a work-related or auto of an accident that has left the worker with permanent work disability. Other times, workers, because of their hard work are simply worn out physically and have pain and symptoms that cause them not to be able to do the work that they once performed. Whatever the cause, many workers are entitled to receive disability payments through Social Security Disability. Some of those claims are approved quickly. Other times, the Social Security Administration denies what are in reality valid claims. When a case is denied, the appeal and hearing process can be complex.
If a hearing is necessary, disabled claimants must wait until the assigned "ODAR" office schedules the hearing.
It is common practice for our firm to walk through the complex appeal and hearing process with clients. We have a strong record of success. If you need help with a denied Social Security Disability case, call us. We are happy to help.
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