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Important News from the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission

A number of recent changes have occurred and continue to occur with the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (“VWC”). There has been a recent push to expand Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) and in August the Commission relocated and expanded the Virginia Beach Regional office at 281 Independence Boulevard, Suite 310, Virginia Beach, Virginia. In November the […]

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Dealing with an OSHA Citation

While companies should always be prepared for an unannounced inspection from OSHA, appropriately dealing with citations, once issued, can be time consuming and expensive if not promptly and suitably addressed. If handled incorrectly, a relatively minor OSHA citation could jeopardize the future of a company due to the potentially excessive fines and penalties. An OSHA […]

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EPA Issues Proposed Rule to Repeal Regulation of Glider Kits

On November 9, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a proposed rule to repeal the Obama administration’s Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emission and Fuel Efficiency Standards for glider vehicles, glider engines, and glider kits. The GHG Phase 2 rule was slated to go into effect on January 1, 2018. The […]

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Congratulations! Setliff & Holland is listed as one of America’s “Best Law Firms” for 2018!

(November 2017) RICHMOND, VA — Setliff & Holland is pleased to announce it has again received national and regional recognition as one of America’s best law firms by U.S. News & World Report, one of the nation’s leading ranking sources, and Best Lawyers, a leading surveyor of lawyers and law firms worldwide. The firm is […]

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Congratulations, Kevin Coghill!

Setliff & Holland is pleased to announce Kevin was recently elected Secretary to the Virginia Trucking Association Safety and Human Resources Council. Kevin has been active in preparing and presenting on safety issues from a legal perspective at several of the conferences and seminars hosted by the VTA. Kevin’s election to this position is significant […]

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Are Extended Leaves of Absence “Reasonable Accommodations” for Disabled Employees?

One of your employees hurts his back on the job. He exhausts the leave you provide him under the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), but he is still not able to work. He gives you a doctor’s note saying that, with 3 additional months off, he will be completely healed and ready to resume full-time […]

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Hurricane Harvey VA Carrier Waiver

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has authorized a temporary waiver of certain regulations for carriers providing response and recovery support for states affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please click on the link below for specifics of the waiver. Hurricane Harvey VA Waiver 9-1-17

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Firm Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers List

Setliff & Holland would like to congratulate the following attorneys for being selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  C. Stephen Setliff: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Railroad Law Transportation Law Greg Holland: Insurance Law Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – […]

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New FDA Final Rule on Food Safety Takes Effect

  On April 6, 2017, new rules on the transportation of food products went into effect as part of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Generally, the FSMA is the most sweeping reform of U.S. food safety laws since the 1940s and it imposes requirements on nearly every handler of […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Drivers’ Appeal Against FMCSA

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of six truck drivers in a class action suit against the U.S. Department of Transportation and its Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) regarding what information is included in pre-employment reports. The appeal follows a ruling in FMCSA’s favor by the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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