Month: February 2012

Concurrent Jurisdiction is a Thing of the Past in Virginia

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02/29/2012Bilisoly, F. Nash

Virginia has always been a “concurrent” jurisdiction state. “Concurrent” in this context simply means that in some states there are some injuries that are covered by both the state’s workers’ compensation law and by the federal Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. A state that is listed as “exclusive” on the other hand has amended its workers’ compensation… Read more »