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Virginia: Injuries Sustained in Ducking Under Closing Garage Door Are Compensable
Posted on 3 Oct 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

Evidence that an auto dealership employee’s movements were “unusual and awkward” as he attempted to duck under a garage door that was in the process of closing supported the Commission’s findings that he was entitled to workers’... Read More

Virginia: “Actual Risk” Rule Bars Employee’s Claim for Slip and Fall on Workplace Steps
Posted on 28 Jul 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

Again indicating that Virginia’s “actual risk” doctrine results in the denial of claims in which an employee sustains injuries in a fall in an unobstructed hallway or on steps located in the employer’s premises unless the claimant... Read More