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I began my analysis comparing the damages available to a plaintiff in a jury trial based on a tort (a civil wrong) such as a personal injury case arising out of an automobile collision with the benefits an injured claimant can seek in the statutory scheme provided by...read more
Many of our clients come to us with a workers’ compensation claim but with no real idea of what benefits might be available under the statutory provisions which define the Workers’ Compensation system. If they have a general idea of the legal concept of “damages,”...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
- DAMAGES: A COMPARISON BETWEEN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & PERSONAL INJURY Part Two
- DAMAGES: A COMPARISON BETWEEN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & PERSONAL INJURY– Part One
- WITNESS CREDIBILITY – Part 3
- CREDIBILITY OF WITNESSES To Defer or not To Defer (Part 2)
- WITNESS CREDIBILITY: To Defer or Not to Defer? (Part 1)
- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT-WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW FIRM
- THE DEBT TRAP REVISITED
- CREDIBILITY DETERMINATIONS IN WORKERS’ COMPENSTION CASES
- WEIGHING THE EVIDENCE
- PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY- PART 2
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