Virginia Code Title 65.2. Workers' Compensation § 65.2-601. Time for filing claim

The right to compensation under this title shall be forever barred, unless a claim be filed with the Commission within two years after the accident.  Death benefits payable under this title shall be payable only if:  (i) death results from the accident, (ii) a claim for benefits under this title has been filed within two years after the accident, and (iii) the claim for such death benefits is filed within two years from the date of death.


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