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Fully Paid Hospital Bill Over $300,000 Not Compensable (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the determination of the Workers’ Compensation Commission that it lacked jurisdiction to order employer or its insurer to reimburse Medicaid for employee’s hospital bill which exceeded $300,000. Employee was severely injured in an automobile accident ...

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Company Liable for Handyman’s Fall Until Light-Duty Release (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission decision ordering a realty company to pay temporary partial disability benefits to a handyman injured falling from a ladder, until his doctor released him to light duty work. Handyman worked making repairs for ...

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Judge Not Obliged to Excuse ‘Vast Majority’ of Venire (access required)

A defendant convicted of sexual offenses involving a child cannot use an isolated portion of defense counsel’s voir dire questioning jurors about their attitudes toward children’s accounts of such conduct to support his claim that the trial court should have ...

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No Restitution for Shooting Victim’s ‘Indirect Loss’ (access required)

In ordering defendant to pay restitution for shooting a Hampton University dormitory night manager, the Court of Appeals says the trial court cannot include $62,615 for water damage to the victim’s home suffered because he was convalescing at a relative’s ...

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