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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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Government Claim for Reimbursement Advances (access required)

The Newport News U.S. District Court says the United States can proceed with its statutory claim for reimbursement from employer and its insurer for treatment employee received at a military hospital following his compensable injury; the government may voluntarily dismiss ...

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