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Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability is defined at 33 U.S.C.S. § 902 (10) as "incapacity...

Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability is defined at 33 U.S.C.S. § 902 (10) as...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Retaliatory Discharge; Employer Honestly Believed That Medical Condition Prevented Worker From Performing Duties

Larson's Spotlight on Retaliatory Discharge, Credibility of Witnesses, Notice of Injury, and Project Owner Liability. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the...