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Shoulder pain not compensable consequence of prior injury (access required)

Where claimant injured his right should in a work-related incident, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly determined that appellant’s subsequent pain in his left shoulder was not a compensable consequence of his initial injury. Contradictory evidence “Claimant argues that the ...

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Mandatory sentence for firearm possession approved (access required)

Even though appellant’s indictment did not specifically reference a code section that criminalizes possessing a firearm while possessing drugs with intent to distribute and provides for a five-year minimum sentence, the indictment was “clear on its face” that appellant was ...

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Contempt order against wife for failure to pay is affirmed (access required)

Where a wife asserted multiple challenges to the trial court’s order holding her in contempt for failure to make payments to her former husband, the circuit court possessed the jurisdiction to enforce its final order and issue further orders and ...

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