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Virginia: Claimant Bound by Terms of Settlement Agreement and Full Release
Posted on 18 Jan 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a claimant filed multiple claims, was represented by an attorney, and later entered into a settlement agreement that provided, inter alia , (a) that the employer would not be responsible for medical costs associated with a claimed right shoulder... Read More

United States: Claimant’s Unilateral Mistake Cannot Defeat Settlement and Release
Posted on 14 Dec 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where a former employee, represented by counsel, sought workers’ compensation benefits and later settled his claim for $3,800, executing a settlement agreement and general release, it was inconsistent for him later to argue that the release should... Read More