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Heart disease claim was timely filed (access required)

Even though the claimant, a city police officer, received notice of a statute that presumes heart disease is an occupational disease suffered in the line of duty, the statute’s two-year limitation in which to file a claim did not begin to run until he knew his employment caused the disease. The statute Under Code § 65.2-402(B), “Hypertension ...