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Award agreement did not preserve shoulder claim (access required)

Claimant’s award agreement with his employer for work-related injuries did not preserve his claim of a shoulder injury. The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly ruled that he failed to reassert the claim within the statute of limitations. Background Lazo, the ...

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Record supports divorce on adultery grounds (access required)

The record supports the trial court’s granting a divorce based on father’s adultery. The court’s custody award and the equitable distribution of marital property are likewise affirmed. However, the court’s awards of spousal support and child support are reversed. The ...

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Counsel had implicit authority to stipulate property value (access required)

In this divorce action, the trial court correctly ruled it could receive counsels’ stipulations as to property value but erred in part regarding determinations that certain real estate was husband’s separate property. The court also erred it classifying husband’s purchase ...

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Claimant did not lose use of both legs (access required)

Credible evidence supports the workers’ compensation commission’s determination that claimant did not suffer “the permanent loss of use of two body parts,” which is required for an award of permanent total disability benefits. Background Roane worked for the Washington Metropolitan ...

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