Record No. 0402-98-1.

510 S.E.2d 740 (1999)

29 Va. App. 176

SMITHFIELD PACKING COMPANY, INC., and Travelers Indemnity Company of Illinois v. U.W. CARLTON.

Court of Appeals of Virginia, Norfolk.

February 23, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William W. Nexsen; J. Derek Turrietta (Stackhouse, Smith & Nexsen, on brief), Norfolk, for appellants.

Alan P. Owens, Norfolk, for appellee.

Present: BRAY, J., and BAKER and OVERTON, Senior Judges.

BRAY, Judge.

Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. and its insurer (collectively employer) appeal a decision of the Workers' Compensation Commission (commission) awarding benefits to U.W. Carlton (claimant) for an injury to his foot. On appeal, employer complains that the commission erroneously determined that the accident arose from employment and that the claim was not barred by willful misconduct. We disagree and affirm the award.

Upon review, we construe the...

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