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Workers' Comp – Tort/Negligence – Comp Bar – Va. Law – Minor Employee's Estate (access required)

Although the employment contract between the soft drink bottling company and the 15-year old decedent was illegal because it was against both state and federal safety and labor standards for a minor to operate a forklift, nevertheless, the district court did not err in concluding that the common law negligence suit brought by decedent's estate ...