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VA: Police Officer’s Trip and Fall in Parking Lot Not Compensable

Indicating that it was utilizing the “actual risk” test, yet describing what is essentially the “increased risk” test, a Virginia appellate court recently held that injuries sustained by a police officer as he tripped over a cement parking block near a retaining wall, suffering...

Missouri: Trip and Fall on Public Street Found Compensable

A Missouri appellate court recently affirmed an decision of the state’s Labor and Industrial Relations Commission that awarded workers’ compensation benefits to an employee who sustained injuries when she tripped on a crack in the street while walking back to her office after going to look...