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Tag Archives: Workers’ Compensation

Claimant Can’t Collect for Carrier Lien (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a com­mission decision denying claimant $1,437.31, the pro rata reduction of her employer’s workers’ compensation in­surance carrier’s lien recovered from the negligent third party in claimant’s work-related auto accident. In her appeal, claimant asserts the ...

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Employer Cannot Recoup Payments Before Sentencing (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the decision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission denying employer’s request to terminate benefits prior to employee’s sentencing; Va. Code §§ 65.2-510.1(A) and -708(A) authorize prospective relief and we decline to exercise our equitable powers ...

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