HB 719 Workers' compensation; carpal tunnel syndrome and hearing loss.
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Summary:
Workers compensation; presumption as to definition of disease. Presumes carpal tunnel syndrome and hearing loss to be medically defined as diseases for purposes of claims for benefits under 65.2-400 and 65.2-401 of the Workers' Compensation Act (relating to compensation for occupational diseases and ordinary diseases of life, respectively) unless such presumption is overcome by a preponderance of the evidence. The bill does not alter the claimant's burden of proof or exclude other ailments from potential coverage pursuant to 65.2-400 and 65.2-401.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962368176  pdf

Status:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962368176
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/29/96  House: Assigned to L. & C. sub-committee: 2
01/31/96  House: Continued to 1997 in Labor and Commerce (14-Y 7-N)