Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Opinion Digests / Lack of agreement precludes ‘de facto’ award finding (access required)

Lack of agreement precludes ‘de facto’ award finding (access required)

Where there was no written agreement between employer and claimant that he suffered a compensable injury, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly refused to impute a de facto benefits award. Further, the commission correctly concluded that the evidence showed that claimant did not suffer a compensable injury. Prior proceedings Weather Control employed claimant as an HVAC technician. Claimant ...