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Statute of Limitations Tolled for Successive Comp Awards (access required)

A Ford Motor Company production employee who had a series of workers’ comp awards for a work-related injury is not barred from filing a change-in-condition application; the Supreme Court of Virginia says the provision in Va. Code § 65.2-708(C) tolling ...

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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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Trucker’s Changed Economic Condition Continues Benefits (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed a majority decision of the Workers’ Compensation Commission awarding a trucker temporary partial disability benefits claimed more than a year after his last benefit under a stipulated order based on evidence of changed economic condition, ...

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Medical Records Did Not Support Deputy’s Claims (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the majority decision of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, one commissioner dissenting, denying temporary disability (medical) benefits to a deputy sheriff for failure to prove that his knee injury was caused by a workplace condition or ...

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