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Claimant Not Eligible for COLA Supplement (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a commission decision denying a workers’ comp claimant a cost of living adjustment under Va. Code § 65.2-709, as claimant already is receiving 100 percent of her pre-injury average weekly wage. Entitlement to COLA supplements is governed by Code § 65.2-709. The plain language of the statute identifies the threshold level ...