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Lawsuit came too late in job safety case (access required)

Despite courts’ typical deference to state regulators, a Roanoke circuit judge has concluded the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry waited too long to maintain an enforcement action over a workplace fatality. The judge’s opinion adds to a growing body of cases analyzing when job safety regulators have prejudiced employers with years-long delays in bringing suit ...