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News Analysis: Hearing loss comp barred (access required)

How dead is workers’ comp recovery for cumulative trauma? Really dead, according to an opinion released last week by the Virginia Court of Appeals. The demise now extends from “repetitive motion” claims, such as the commonplace carpal tunnel syndrome, to ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 9 (access required)

Gatewood joins VLW as assistant editor Christopher E. Gatewood has joined Virginia Lawyers Weekly as Assistant Editor. Previously, he worked for the Associated Press in its Richmond bureau, writing and editing news, sports and feature stories. He is a 1995 ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 2, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harry L. Carrico has appointed the following lawyers to the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board: Raymond B. Long, Frank B. Miller III, Virginia W. Powell and Anthony J. Trenga. Their terms will ...

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Negligent infliction of distress claim OK (access required)

by Baker McClanahan, News Editor A hearing-impaired man taunted by his boss about his disability can sue for negligent infliction of emotional distress, a federal judge in Charlottesville has ruled. While negligent infliction of emotional distress is routinely pled in ...

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