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Hernia case settled, dated to injury in 2005 — $1,070,000 settlement (access required)

While working at an out of state trade show in 2005, the claimant suffered a hernia while lifting boxes. Due to nerve entrapment complications related to the hernia mesh repair, the claimant required multiple surgical procedures over the years. The ...

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Man suffered severe TBI, multiple injuries after falling from ladder – $1.1 million settlement (access required)

The claimant, who was the owner of a company that provided maintenance services to commercial entities, suffered a severe traumatic brain injury with multi-lobe cerebral hemorrhage following a fall from a ladder. Other injuries included pelvic fractures, left clavicle fracture ...

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No jurisdiction to consider employer’s hearing application (access required)

Where a worker’s estate withdrew its timely filed claim for benefits after the statute of limitations expired, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly ruled that the matter was moot and that it lacked jurisdiction to consider employer’s application for a ...

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Man lost leg, gets wages and care in settlement – $1.3 million settlement (access required)

The claimant suffered a traumatic amputation of his left leg while operating a “debarking” machine at a logging facility on Feb. 23, 2018. The claimant had been released to full duty physically but was still having post-traumatic stress disorder issues ...

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