Pooling Matters: 2020 Fall Issue

Update: Significant workers’ compensation legislation impacting public safety officers


July 1, 2020, brought significant legislative changes to the heart/hypertension and cancer presumption statutes for public safety officers, as well as  new post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) legislation for firefighters, emergency medical services (EMS) personnel and law enforcement officers. The Virginia …

Fall 2020 Gold Star List


Each quarter, the Virginia Risk Sharing Association (VRSA) publishes the Gold Star List. The list recognizes members that have had workers’ compensation claims during the previous quarter and reported them within three days of injury. Late reporting is a major …