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No Comp Lien on Med-Mal Award (access required)

An employee who collected workers’ comp for a broken leg, and then won a $988,500 jury award for his treating physician’s medical malpractice leading to lung damage from a pulmonary embolism, does not have to pay the employer $22,945.77 on its workers’ comp lien filed in the med-mal suit, says a Roanoke City Circuit Court. Generally, ...

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