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Disability benefits terminated based on comp/severance release – $399,168 in benefits reinstated (access required)

The claimant was injured at work on Dec. 19, 2011. Two claims arose out of that injury: a workers’ compensation claim and an ERISA long-term disability benefits claim. Reliance Standard began paying benefits after agreeing  that the claimant was disabled ...

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No comp, big problem: Worker deemed ‘employee,’ wins coverage for devastating injuries (access required)

Historic Harvey school (photo by Denice Thibodeau/Register & Bee)

A church helping to preserve a historic African-American school house is responsible for disability and medical benefits for a worker severely injured in the project, according to a ruling last month from a deputy commissioner of the state Workers’ Compensation ...

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Injured truck driver resolves PI and workers’ comp claims – $831,000 Settlement and $369,619 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a resident of Pittsylvania County, owned and operated a cattle farm and a bed and breakfast after retiring from Pepsi Cola. To earn some extra money, he took a job transporting mail for a private contractor to the ...

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