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Benefits Terminated for Noncompliance (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a commission decision terminating employee’s temporary total disability benefits after employee failed to comply with his physician’s instruction to return for evaluation; there was no evidence of continuing disability. Employee worked as a driver before ...

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Pre-existing Conditions Negate Presumption (access required)

A delivery truck driver’s pre-existing conditions negate application of a presumption that his heart attack was work-related, the Court of Appeals says; the commission’s denial of dependent benefits is affirmed. Employee worked as mail delivery truck driver for a county ...

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‘Comp’ carriers allowed to increase premiums

The State Corporation Commission has approved premium increases for insurance companies that write workers’ compensation coverage in Virginia. Allowed increases top 19 percent for one class of coverage for mine workers, according to figures from the SCC. Workers’ compensation insurance ...

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