The Joint Legislative and Audit Commission is conducting its first study on workers’ compensation in Virginia in almost 30 years.
The Virginia Women’s Monument will be unveiled today, Oct. 14, with the first seven of 12 bronze statues depicting women throughout the state’s history. This tribute is the nation’s first monument created to showcase the women “who made significant, but often unrecognized, contributions in a variety of fields and endeavors over the 400-year history of Virginia,” according to a press release.
The Medical Society of Virginia will focus on Medicaid expansion and the elimination of “surprise billing” during the 2020 General Assembly session, according to the group’s new president.
Lawyers are no stranger to incessant technology use, and many have come to blame their devices as the culprit preventing them from maintaining a healthy work-life balance. In a report on lawyer well-being released by the Virginia State Bar this year, “technology addiction” was named one of the top health risks for attorneys to watch out for. The Virginia Law Foundation even offers a boot camp for lawyers to take a “digital detox” from all devices to help recharge their own internal batteries.