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Evidence did not support shoulder injury award (access required)

Where there was no medical diagnosis or testimony from claimant that she ever actually injured her shoulder, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission incorrectly awarded her benefits. “[T]here is no credible evidence that she ‘suffered an actual mechanical or structural change to her right shoulder’ during her workplace accident[.]” Overview On April 24, 2014, claimant, a school teacher, slipped ...