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Can a Worker Get Unlimited Compensable Consequences?

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In a case handled by Herndon workplace injury lawyer Doug Landau, the prior post on “compensable consequences” is addressed in terms of “how far can you go?” In other words, can you get a compensable consequence of a compensable consequence of a compensable consequence under Virginia workers compensation law? FACTS: A Warrenton plumbing supervisor tried

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Fido Gone Furious

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Tall dogs, fuzzy dogs, dogs that fit into purses and all of them are called man’s best friend. Fortunately, that is true of most house dogs, but sometimes we are sadly reminded that dogs are animals and are not rational. For this reason insurance companies are charging higher rates to cover dogs or just not

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New Jersey dog attacks police officer and postman

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This summer, we had animal-attack cases pending in courts in Virginia, New Jersey, and Connecticut. At trial in a dog-attack case in New Jersey, we were able to convince the trial judge to allow evidence of prior and subsequent attacks on others in the neighborhood, despite strict liability statute and case law that said such

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