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Case settles, major sanctions award lifted by judge (access required)

By Peter Vieth A Newport News judge agreed to drop heavy sanctions against a major railroad in a recent employee injury lawsuit after the railroad settled the worker’s claim. The case highlights conflicting public policy issues involved when litigants contend ...

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Part-time bouncer wins benefits

Getting punched out on the job may be an occupational hazard for a club doorman, so it’s good to know workers’ comp can cover the dental expenses. Joshua Mays won medical benefits for injuries to his front teeth and jaw ...

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Work Injury Caused Performance Issues (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission’s decision that store manager was terminated without cause and did not forfeit temporary permanent total disability benefits; employee’s failure to meet employer’s standards is not voluntary, but rather, attributable to her work related ...

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