The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission specializes in providing income benefits to employees who get injured at the workplace. The commission administers the Workers' Compensation Act and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. It operates judicial, claims and insurance departments. Its claims department examines and processes the forms submitted by workers and employers. The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission offers a mediation program that resolves disputes between workers and employers. The commission also provides information on compensation benefits. In addition, it offers legal and referral assistance services. The Commission employs over 200 people and operates at more than five locations throughout Virginia. The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is headquartered in Richmond, Va.