B. Patrick Agnew

B. Patrick Agnew
B. Patrick Agnew was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia and Bedford County. He received his undergraduate degree from Liberty University and studied philosophy and government. Patrick received his law degree from the Regent University School of Law.

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Virginia Beach Municipal Shooting

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Jun 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our hearts are heavy for the shooting that occurred at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center yesterday afternoon.  The impact of the shooting will have a lasting impact on the family members who lost loved ones as well as the other injured employees and patrons.  As a Virginian and a graduate of Re...

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Real Life Workers Compensation Stories

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | May 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

I recently came across a website that contains valuable information for injured workers and their attorneys. I came upon one section that recited stories from actual workers who were injured on the job in Virginia.  I thought I would pass it along: Factor Worker sustains a back injury in smal...

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Time limitations in personal injury death claims in Virginia

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Apr 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

 The importance of filing a lawsuit within 2 years of an Accident As noted in a recent case, time limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit can be complex.  The general statute of limitation in a personal injury case is two years from the date of the accident.  This limitation applies i...

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2019 Virginia Legal Aid Society CLE hosted by Agnew, Johnson & Rosenberger PLLC

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Mar 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yesterday our firm had the privilege of hosting the Virginia Legal Aid Society 2019 CLE in Lynchburg Virginia.  Three presenters offered insights and practical tips for practitioners in the area of Social Security Disability Law, Guardian and Conservatorships and Ethics.  Here was the line-up: B...

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Distracted Drive Awareness Month

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Distracted Driver Month

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What is the impact of safety rules in Virginia Workers Compensation Cases?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Safety violations can cause an injured worker to not recover in Virginia. It is important to consider at least the 4 following questions: Did a safety rule exist that was known to the injured worker? Did the injured worker intentionally violate the rule? Did violation of the rule cause the accident? Did the employer enforce the rule?

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Social Security Disability Rulings

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Dec 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Social Security Rulings are a critical part of how the SSA evaluates disability cases. This blog post is the start of a 10 part series of blogs that set out some important SSA Rulings.

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Common to the neighborhood: Workers Compensation in Virginia

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether an injury is covered under the Virginia Workers Compensation Act can be a complex question.

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Time Limitations for Permanent Partial Disability Benefits in Virginia Workers Compensation cases

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Time limitations in Virginia Workers Compensation Cases are complex, including permanent partial disability claims.

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Can an injured worker in Virginia be denied benefits for breaking a safety rule?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Aug 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Violating safety rules can have a significant impact on an injured worker's recovery of benefits.

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Home modifications in Virginia Workers Compensation Cases

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Jul 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Permanently disabled injured workers in Virginia face significant challenges when home and vehicle modifications are necessary to accommodate their injuries and disabilities.

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SIX MISTAKES TO AVOID IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Jul 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

PERSONAL INJURY CASES CAN BE COMPLEX AND THERE ARE MANY POTENTIAL PITFALLS FOR AN INJURY VICTIM. IF YOU ARE INJURED, BE AWARE OF THESE 6 POTENTIAL PITFALLS.

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Penalties for Failure to Have Workers’ Comp Insurance

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Virginia employers are generally required to carry workers compensation insurance and insure the compensation of employees injured at work. If you believe that your employer violated these requirements and you were unfairly withheld payments, you may want to contact Richmond workers compensatio...

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Richmond Attorneys Helping Clients Injured at Work

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Federal and state workers compensation laws are in place to ensure employees have legal recourse following an injury or accident while on the job. If you meet the criteria for eligibility, a Richmond workers comp lawyer can assist you with the filing and other procedures necessary to make a cla...

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Has time run out on my workers compensation claim?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Sep 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Virginia Workers Compensation time limitations can be very complex One of the more challenging aspect of a workers compensation case in Virginia are the variety of time limitations built into the law.  While it is important to understand the how long an injured worker has to file an initia...

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What do I have to prove to win my Virginia Auto Accident Case?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Aug 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

In Virginia, you must prove that the other drivers negligence caused the accident and the injuries that you sustained in the accident.   Negligence is the legal term for careless behavior that causes an accident. For example, a person is negligent if they fail to stop at a stop light and as a re...

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6 Common Car Accident Insurance Claim Mistakes

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Aug 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

What are the six most common mistakes people make when filing an insurance claim after an auto accident and how can you avoid them. FAILING TO ADVISE YOUR DOCTORS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT OF ALL YOUR INJURIES This is a common mistake that can easily be avoided. Do not wait until some la...

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Virginia Workers Compensation Deadlines

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Jun 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Workers Compensation in Virginia has a legal time limitation for filing claims. In Virginia, the big time limitation is that when you have an accident you have two years from the time of the accident to file a claim with the Workers Compensation Commission. As long as you are within the window of...

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Is It Wrong To Sue For Workers Compensation? What about retaliation?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

ill I hurt my employer, or fellow employees by filing for workers compensation? If I get a workers comp lawyer is that the same as suing my boss? What do I do if my boss is pressuring me not to file workers compensation? Can my employer fire me for filing for workers compensation in Virginia? The...

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Do I quality for Virginia Workers Compensation Benefits After Death of Spouse?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In many cases the husband or wife of an employee killed on the job qualifies for Virginia workers compensation benefits for up to 500 weeks. B. Patrick Agnew of Agnew Rosenberger a Virginia Workers Compensation law firm explains the benefits survivors of a work-related death may be entitled to. W...

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What to do when a Social Security Disability Claim is Denied in Virginia?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Has your disability claim been denied with the Social Security Administration? Once your claim has been denied, you have 60 days to file an appeal with the social security disability administration. This can be done online or in a social security office locally. The first appeal is called a reque...

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4 Myths About Social Security Disability

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

4 Myths About Social Security Disability Oftentimes, people facing severe injuries or impairments feel discouraged because they are not able to perform some of the simplest tasks. Others feel extremely frustrated because they have become financially and physically dependent on others. Social Sec...

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If I Was Assaulted At Work, Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In most cases, workplace injuries arise from unforeseeable accidents. For example, a waiter may slip on water in a restaurants kitchen, causing them to fall and hurt their back. In another situation, a construction workers hand may be caught in a machine, causing significant injury to the hand ...

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What You Should Know Before Seeking Social Security Disability

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

SSDI (Social Security disability insurance) helps people who cant maintain employment because of a medical condition. Successfully applying for SSDI isnt easy though. In fact, it can be downright discouraging. Below, youll find several facts that can help you not only pursue a successful claim...

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How much does a workers comp attorney cost in Virginia?

Posted by B. Patrick Agnew | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

ne of the most common questions we get about Virginia Workers Compensation is how much will it cost to hire and attorney to represent your Workers Comp or Social Security Disability Case? Attorney B. Patrick Agnew explains the differences between costs and fees, and why you may not have to pay an...

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