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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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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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