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Injured employee sues responsible ‘other party’ (access required)

Where the plaintiff was injured by an employee of a freight unloading company that was working at the plaintiff’s jobsite, the exclusivity provision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act did not bar the plaintiff’s claim against the company because it was an “other party” and not the plaintiff’s statutory co-employer. Background In this civil case invoking the ...