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Oral Arguments Status

November 16, 2009

Whitt and Del Bueno arguments before Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission on claims involving Certification Issue and Duty to Market.

Certification Issue:
Possible conflict between the Rules of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and the Virginia Code Section on certification of award in regard to filed employer’s applications for hearing. Oral argument took place on September 28, 2009 and opinion is pending from the full Commission.

Duty To Market Issue:
Question of marketing to supplement work hours when variance exists between pre-injury full-time work and post-injury part-time light duty work. Oral argument is scheduled for January 7, 2010. See related article on previous cases and results with same issue.
To Market or Not to Market.