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Workers' Comp – Ordinary Disease – Repetitive Trauma – 'Disease' (access required)

Although the employer contends that the condition from which claimant suffers, DeQuervain's tenosynovitis, is not a disease but a repetitive trauma injury, the medical evidence supports the commission's conclusion that claimant suffers from a disease. This case is distinguishable from Merillat Industries Inc. v. Parks, --- Va. --- (Va. 1993), a case involving a rotator cuff ...

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