Tag Archives: Justice Teresa M. Chafin

Nursing service did not adequately document background checks (access required)

The company argued that, because it relied upon oral instructions from the commonwealth, it should not be faulted for failing to adhere to the written policies and procedures. The court rejected this argument, holding the rules made clear the company ...

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Commission needs to make express finding of when injury occurred (access required)

Although the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission concluded the claimant’s injury was compensable, it failed to identify when the injury specifically occurred, as required by the law. Because there appears to be sufficient evidence in the record to allow this finding, ...

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