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WITNESS CREDIBILITY – Part 3

Recently, a difference of opinion has developed among the Commissioners as to how explicit and extensive a Deputy’s findings of credibility need to be in order to be entitled to this deferral process.  How do the two positions represented on the full Commission...

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CREDIBILITY OF WITNESSES To Defer or not To Defer (Part 2)

In my previous post, I told you that we would take a look at how the full Commissioners of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission deal with factual determinations made by the Deputy Commissioners at the evidentiary hearing stage.  Since the Deputy Commissioners...

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WITNESS CREDIBILITY: To Defer or Not to Defer? (Part 1)

In my last post, I began a discussion on determining the credibility of witnesses.  In doing so, I referred to findings made by the Deputy Commissioners (DC’s) and whether the full Commissioners felt obligated to adopt the credibility determinations made by the DC...

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT-WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW FIRM

We are looking for an administrative assistant to help the two paralegals in our Roanoke office.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, setting up files, intakes, filing, answering telephones, greeting clients, setting up client meetings, depositions, and...

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