Analyzing the Virginia Workers‘ Compensation Act‘s Governance of Employer Non-Compliance

D. Paul Holdsworth*

Workers‘ compensation schemes across the country, including in Virginia, were established for the important purpose of creating a streamlined system whereby employees who suffered an injury in the course of employment could, irrespective of fault, recover some monetary relief therefor and whereby employers would be simultaneously protected from potentially crippling financial liability.

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* Associate, Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte, Roanoke, Virginia. J.D., 2015, University of Richmond School of Law; B.A., 2012, Brigham Young University.