DC Workers Comp: Bus driver's injuries when walking back to her car at end of first half of a split shift were compensable

In Lee v. DOES and WMATA, No. 21-AA-0130 (D.C. May 26, 2022), the D.C. Court of Appeals reversed the Compensation Review Board, finding that a WMATA bus driver’s workers’ compensation claim was compensable when she had been injured while walking to her personal vehicle at the end of the first half of a split shift. The… Read More
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Virginia federal court bars coverage based on violation of prompt notice provision

"[T]he length of time of each delay violated the Policy’s prompt notice provision as a matter of law." Read More
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Categories: Insurance, Virginia

Update to Virginia Underinsured Motorist Insurance Laws

In a car accident, where the other driver is at fault, generally the non at-fault party relies on the at-fault party’s insurance to pay their medical bills and repair costs. But the issue becomes what happens when the other party’s insurance is insufficient to cover all the expenses. This is where, an “underinsured mo… Read More
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Jordan Coyne LLP is pleased to announce that Taylor R. Miles has been elevated to Partner.

Jordan Coyne LLP is pleased to announce that Taylor R. Miles has been elevated to Partner. Taylor is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law and received his undergraduate degree at The College of William & Mary. Before joining the firm in 2018, Taylor served as a prosecutor in Virginia for five years,… Read More
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