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Workers’ comp act exclusive remedy for fatal heart attack (access required)

Where plaintiff’s decedent presented at his employer’s dispensary, requested and was denied a blood pressure check, and suffered a fatal heart attack at work a few hours later, jurisdiction over plaintiff’s claim lies with the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and not the circuit court. Background After Laura Sparks’ husband, Carl, suffered a fatal heart attack at work, ...