Workers' Compensation

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The Boundaries of the LHWCA/DBA: Fisher, et al. v. Halliburton, et al.
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Stephen M. Vaughan

By Stephen M. Vaughan, Esq., Tucker, Vaughan, Gardner & Barnes, Houston, Texas Claimants and their attorneys have long tried to reach outside the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act ( 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 et seq .) and its progeny... Read More

Exclusivity and Intentional Torts Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Extension Acts
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Monica F. Markovich

By Monica F. Markovich and Jonathan A. Tweedy, Brown Sims, P.C., Houston, Texas[fn1] Section 905(a) limits the liability of an employer and its insurance carrier for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA... Read More