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Virginia Worker’s “Short-Cut” Results in Denial of Benefits

Violation of Known Safety Rule Prevents Recovery for Injuries A decision to enter a fenced area at the employer’s facility through an unapproved opening, instead of through the approved interlock gate that would have deactivated machinery inside the fence, proved … Continue reading

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$841,200 Fine Against Small Colorado Employer Was Unconstitutionally Excessive

While upholding the facial constitutionality of Colo. Rev. Stat. § 8–43–409, which provides for the imposition of fines against certain employers that fail to maintain workers’ compensation insurance, a Colorado appellate court nevertheless found that the imposition of a fine … Continue reading

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