Although a skilled carpenter elected to make his own withholding tax payments, appellant construction company exerted control over claimant carpenter by directing his work on a daily basis, and the Court of Appeals upholds an award of workers’ comp for ...Read More »
The Workers’ Compensation Commission had no jurisdiction to decide that an employee’s death in an auto accident arose out of his employment; because the employee died and had no beneficiaries, the commission had no jurisdiction in the matter and the ...Read More »
A machine operator injured while operating a wool press machine at a sheep farm owned by appellant lawyer wins his case for compensation for his neck injury, as the Court of Appeals upholds the commission’s decision that the farm was ...Read More »
Upon rehearing en banc, the Court of Appeals reverses a commission decision rejecting claimant’s change-in-condition application for benefits as time-barred under Va. Code § 65.2-708(A), based on the commission’s ruling that the tolling provision in subsection (C) extends only once ...Read More »
The Workers’ Compensation Commission has decided to extend the time allowed to file appellate written statements with the commission, from 15 days for appellant, with 10 more for appellee, to 30 days and an additional 15 days. Litigants routinely request ...
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