Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Article Archives

Stay-at-Home Work Injuries: Workers’ Comp Claims Amid COVID

October, 2021 | By Todd E. Saucedo and Jillian M. Petrella

Todd E. Saucedo and Jillian M. Petrella published an article in The Legal Intelligencer discussing how stay-at-home orders during the pandemic have required courts to address injuries for America’s nonessential work force while they work from home.

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West Virginia FY 2022 Workers’ Compensation Rates

June, 2021 | By James S. Maloney

The West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner has recently issued the new State average weekly wage for fiscal year 2022.

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West Virginia Establishes Intermediate Appellate Court; Eliminates WV Office of Judges in Workers’ Compensation Claims

April, 2021 | By James S. Maloney

For a number of years, the creation of an intermediate appellate court in West Virginia has been considered and debated. However, the most recent West Virginia legislative session finally resulted in the creation of an intermediate appellate court. The creation of the Court will have an impact on litigation in terms of workers’ compensation matters in the State.

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Implications for COVID-19 Vaccine Complications in the District of Columbia

January, 2021 | By Julie D. Murray

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first emergency use authorization for a vaccine to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine through emergency use authorization. During the approval process, members of the FDA committee expressed concern regarding adverse reactions to the vaccine. The FDA reports the most common solicited adverse reactions were…

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