A delivery truck driver’s pre-existing conditions negate application of a presumption that his heart attack was work-related, the Court of Appeals says; the commission’s denial of dependent benefits is affirmed. Employee worked as mail delivery truck driver for a county ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Family business ventures face plenty of pitfalls. The familial trust can work against family members, if they fail to start as a formal business instead of as family. A new decision from Roanoke County shows what happened when two brothers ...Read More »
The 2012 General Assembly will be convening in Richmond later this month. Thousands of bills can be expected before the filing deadline, but members have been pre-filing bills for several months. Here’s a look at some of the measures on ...Read More »
The plaintiff was a 66-year-old retired Fairfax County police officer. He was a diabetic. The treatment involved in the case was fusion surgery to address arthritic degeneration of the ankle joint. The fusion procedure included the placement of hardware in ...
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Plaintiff sued under maritime law for injuries to his back, knee and shoulder allegedly sustained while working as a commercial fisherman for the defendant. Plaintiff claimed that defendant failed to provide a proper ladder to use, failed to train the ...Read More »