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Workers’ comp exclusivity applies to volunteer (access required)

Where a woman was injured while volunteering as a bartender, her negligence suit was preempted by the exclusivity provision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act because her work was sufficiently controlled by the “employer.” Background On or about April 17, 2019, Timothy Ruffin was supervising and managing concessions, on behalf of SMG Food and Beverage LLC, at ...