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Workers' Comp (310217) (access required)

Release To Pre-Injury Employment Although the employer’s pre-printed job description for claimant included a handwritten notation indicating a 25-pound lifting restriction, the employer provided no evidence as to when or by whom this restriction was added, and the evidence fails ...

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Rehearing Granted (310233) (access required)

On Oct. 7, 1994, the Virginia Court of Appeals granted a rehearing en banc in Hopkins v. Commonwealth (VLW 094-7-516), No. 0110-93-2, Sept. 6, 1994. The digest of the original panel opinion appeared at 9 VLW 376, Sept. 1, 1994.

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Domestic Relations (310281) (access required)

Pension Valuation On Remand Although the trial court, on remand of this equitable distribution case, retained the same valuation date for the pension fund as was used for all other items of marital property previously distributed, this valuation was not ...

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Workers' Comp – Limitations – Estoppel (access required)

Where the carrier has presented no evidence to contradict claimant’s affidavit that she filled out and returned to the carrier the necessary documentation for her disability claim, the carrier is estopped from asserting time limits under Va. Code § 65.2-708, ...

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