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018-7-248 – Mailloux v. America Transportation and Uninsured Employer’s Fund

Mailloux v. America Transportation and Uninsured Employer’s Fund, Record No. 0636-18-4 , Oct. 9, 2018. CAV (O’Brien), from Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission. James E. Swiger for Appellant; George R. A. Doumar for America Transportation; Justin R. Main for Appellee Uninsured ...

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018-7-247 – America Transportation v. Mailloux

America Transportation v. Mailloux, Record No. 0696-18-4 , Oct. 9, 2018. CAV (O’Brien), from Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission. George R. A. Doumar for Appellant; No brief or argument for Appellee. VLW No. 018-7-247, 3 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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018-7-246 – Willett v. Lee

Willett v. Lee, Record No. 0286-18-1 , Oct. 9, 2018. CAV (Humphreys), from Gloucester Cir. Ct. (Shaw). Stephen J. Weisbrod for Appellant; Kenneth W. Gibson for Appellee. VLW No. 018-7-246, 3 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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Defendant led plaintiff to believe no expert needed (access required)

The court held that while an expert should have been required to admit certain physical therapy records about plaintiff’s injuries, the defendant’s response to the plaintiff’s requests for admission reasonably led her to believe no expert was required. Background This ...

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Challenge claiming too much weight on medical opinion fails (access required)

An employer’s argument that the worker’s comp commission gave too much weight to a medical opinion, and ignored contrary evidence in the record concerning an employee’s injury, was not a valid basis to challenge its decision. Background On Oct. 17, ...

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Court rejects employer’s challenge to workers’ comp commission decision (access required)

An employer’s argument that the worker’s comp commission gave too much weight to a medical opinion, and ignored contrary evidence in the record concerning an employee’s injury, was not a valid basis to challenge its decision. Background On Oct. 17, ...

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