After you lose your job, unemployment insurance benefits can provide a financial cushion while you actively seek new employment. If you were terminated from your job as a result of job elimination or a layoff, you may be eligible for unemployment compensation. I help terminated employees obtain the financial compensation owed to them when their applications for unemployment benefits are denied or their former employers challenge their rights to compensation.
In Virginia, the ex-employee must meet the following conditions in order to be eligible for unemployment compensation:
My thorough knowledge of Virginia unemployment benefits laws enables me to effectively analyze your claim and provide skillful representation in unemployment hearings.
In general, the Virginia unemployment insurance agency does not deny unemployment benefits unless a claim is contested by an employer. If your claim has been contested, it is within your right to obtain a hearing before an Unemployment Compensation Representative. It is very important to have an experienced and diligent lawyer represent you at this hearing because it is your one and only chance to make your case for why you should get benefits.
I can help you collect and present evidence such as:
If your case is appealed to the unemployment agency because you or your employer disagree with the decision resulting from the hearing about your case, I am ready and able to bring new insight to past evidence.
Don’t leave your potential rights to financial compensation to chance. Contact an experienced unemployment compensation attorney to help you prepare for your unemployment hearing. Call Parson Law at 804-215-8151 or contact me online to schedule a consultation.