Tag Archives: Workers’ Compensation

First study of workers’ compensation conducted in 30 years (access required)


The Joint Legislative and Audit Commission is conducting its first study on workers’ compensation in Virginia in almost 30 years. JLARC, which evaluates government programs and analyzes state agencies on behalf of the Virginia General Assembly, has been researching Virginia ...

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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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Woman hurt ankle, foot at work – $1,145,801 Settlement (access required)

The claimant sustained a right ankle and foot injury arising out of and in the course of her employment. The overcompensation to her right lower extremity caused her to have issues with her left lower extremities. Her medication caused dry ...

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