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Panel Could Not Use Retired Commissioner (access required)

The General Assembly has not authorized the Workers’ Compensation Commission to recall a retired commissioner to sit on a review panel, and the Court of Appeals reverses the commission’s denial of benefits to a brain-injured claimant on the ground that he willfully violated a known safety rule. Here, as acknowledged by the commission, the authority to ...