Category Archives: Job Accidents

Are My Prescription Glasses Covered From a Workplace Injury?

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Is there a limit to how many body parts can be covered by workers compensation? If there are medical records that prove the injuries are because of the workplace accident and the defendants—typically the employer and insurer—agree that they are compensable workplace injuries, then no, there is no limit to how many body parts can

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Who pays workers comp benefits when I work under the direction of another company ?

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When an employee of a subcontractor does work for another contractor, the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission may view the arrangement as that of a “borrowed servant” or “loaned employee” and make the supervising company pay comp benefits. In a recently reported case, the injured worker’s $1,400,000 Award was affirmed by the Full Commission on appeal.

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Body camera fails to prove compensable workplace injury

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Advances in technology do not always translate into evidence that supports an on the job injury claim. In a recent case where a Virginia police officer slipped on a stair­way while she was investigating a poten­tial burglary in progress at a private res­idence, the mishap was caught on video by her and two other officers’

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