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Treating doctor’s ‘return to work’ opinion rejected (access required)

Where claimant’s employer required her to see a treating physician, who declared she was fit for work after suffering an employment-related injury, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly gave greater weight to a treating physician of her own choosing, who concluded that she was disabled. Overview On Sept. 26, 2018, claimant, a public school teacher, fell on ...