Request for Issue Mediation


 This form may be used by injured workers, deceased worker claimants, medical provider claimants, employers, insurers, claim administrators, and legal counsel to request Issue Mediation by a Commission mediator as a means of resolving a claims dispute. Filing instructions are included on the form. Once the form is received, ADR Department staff will contact all other parties to confirm whether they are also interested in mediating the dispute.


This form may be filed with the Commission in the following ways:

  • ONLINE: WebFile users may upload this form through their account. Click here to learn more about WebFile.
  • FAX: Fax the complete form to 804-823-6904
  • MAIL: Mail the completed form to 333 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • IN PERSON: Bring the completed form to any of our VWC Office Locations.

For questions please contact the Commission toll-free at 1-877-664-2566 or by email at