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Employee Struck by Customer’s SUV Proved Work-Related Injury (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the commission’s award of temporary total disability benefits to a department store employee struck by a customer’s SUV while backing up to a curbside loading area. Employee worked in employer’s pick-up and receiving department. He ...

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Fully Paid Hospital Bill Over $300,000 Not Compensable (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the determination of the Workers’ Compensation Commission that it lacked jurisdiction to order employer or its insurer to reimburse Medicaid for employee’s hospital bill which exceeded $300,000. Employee was severely injured in an automobile accident ...

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SVLAS chief Harley wins legal aid award (access required)

Larry T. Harley of Abingdon, the executive director of the Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society for the past 18 years, will receive the 2011 Virginia Legal Aid Award from the Virginia State Bar’s Committee on Access to Legal Services. At ...

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Jury convicts former legislator of bribery (access required)

A former Virginia legislator who solicited a job as director of a teacher training center he helped create with taxpayer money was convicted last week of bribery. A federal jury deliberated just over four hours before finding Phillip A. Hamilton ...

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Michael C. Buseck (access required)

Michael C. Buseck, a partner in the Richmond office of Williams Mullen, died May 7 at this home from cancer. He was 54. A native of Erie, Pa., Mr. Buseck graduated from the University of Notre Dame and Columbia University ...

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So long ‘Spidey,’ hello ‘WebstUR’

A year ago, it was the William & Mary Tribe unveiling a new mascot (the Griffin). Now the Spiders of the University of Richmond take the wraps off their new fuzzy symbol. “WebstUR” was the choice of the UR community ...

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