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Law Offices of Charles D. Naylor Takes Case to U.S. Supreme Court and Wins Battle for Offshore Oil Workers' Compensation Rights
Posted on 12 Jan 2012 by BRBS Longshore Reporter Staff

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Regarding the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) Los Angeles, CA - The Law Offices of Charles D. Naylor is proud to announce that today, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision... Read More

Longshore Act: Newly Awarded? Newly Entitled? Or Newly Paid?
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by Jon Robinson

At the Roberts Argument, SCOTUS Tries to “Make Sense” of Section 906(c) By: Jon B. Robinson[fn1] I. Introduction: On January 11, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc. ... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Longshore Average Weekly Wage Issue
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by John Kawczynski

By John E. Kawczynski Field Womack & Kawczynski, LLC, South Amboy, New Jersey The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in the case of Dana Roberts v. Director, OWCP (Sea-Land Services, Inc.), 625 F.3d 1204 , 44 BRBS 73(CRT) (9th Cir. 2010). This... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Act - Individual Mandate Is Constitutional, Medicaid Expansion Is Limited
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a sweeping opinion covering four issues addressed over three days of oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 found that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not bar challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

RICO Relief Denied: Are Employers at a Tipping Point for Brown v. Cassens-Type Lawsuits?
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Most large employers are well aware of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent denial of a petition that it rehear the 6th Circuit Court's ruling allowing the plaintiffs in Brown v. Cassens Transport Company to proceed with a workers' compensation... Read More

Law Offices of Charles D. Naylor Takes Case to U.S. Supreme Court and Wins Battle for Offshore Oil Workers' Compensation Rights
Posted on 12 Jan 2012 by BRBS Longshore Reporter Staff

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Regarding the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) Los Angeles, CA - The Law Offices of Charles D. Naylor is proud to announce that today, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Illegal Alien Work Injury Case
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case from Louisiana concerning workers' compensation benefits for an injured worker who was an illegal alien, and whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 preempts state law awards... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Longshore Average Weekly Wage Issue
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by John Kawczynski

By John E. Kawczynski Field Womack & Kawczynski, LLC, South Amboy, New Jersey The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in the case of Dana Roberts v. Director, OWCP (Sea-Land Services, Inc.), 625 F.3d 1204 , 44 BRBS 73(CRT) (9th Cir. 2010).... Read More

Longshore Act: Newly Awarded? Newly Entitled? Or Newly Paid?
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by Jon Robinson

At the Roberts Argument, SCOTUS Tries to “Make Sense” of Section 906(c) By: Jon B. Robinson[fn1] I. Introduction: On January 11, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Act - Individual Mandate Is Constitutional, Medicaid Expansion Is Limited
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a sweeping opinion covering four issues addressed over three days of oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 found that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not bar challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More