Franklin & Prokopik’s Herndon, VA Office represents employers, individual and group self-insurers and insurance carriers in all aspects of workers’ compensation and general liability defense. Our practice includes proceedings before all state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. We regularly appear before administrative agencies, including the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Located just off the Dulles Toll Road, and easily accessible to I-495, I-395 and I-66, our office is situated in the Town of Herndon, Virginia. This centralized Fairfax County location allows easy travel throughout Northern Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley and the Central Virginia Piedmont.
We maintain an extensive library containing the most up-to-date case law and statutes and have immediate online access to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and all state and federal courts. This allows us rapid access to any newly-issued Commission and Court opinions which may affect our clients. Our memberships in the Virginia Defense Attorneys’ Association, National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network and the Virginia Trucking Association enable us to keep abreast of current industry news and information.
Our client base is varied. We represent self-insured employers including Federal Express Corporation, the Hyatt Corporation and United Airlines, as well as companies with significant self-insurance retention such as Compass Group Inc., Sheetz, Inc., Waste Management and Coca-Cola Enterprises. We also handle claims on behalf of insurance carriers such as Accident Fund Insurance Company, Utica Insurance Co., and United Heartland Insurance Company and third-party administrators, including Gallagher Bassett Services, Sedgwick Claims Management Services and PMA Management Corporation. To alert our clients to new developments in the law, Franklin & Prokopik produces a quarterly newsletter covering workers’ compensation and employers’ liability issues, the Franklin & Prokopik First Report. We also prepare and participate in client seminars and are available by phone, e-mail or voice mail to respond to general inquiries from our clients.