Workers' Compensation

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Longshore Act: Is Application of the Section 14(f) Penalty Mandatory When Equitable Considerations Warrant Otherwise?
Posted on 11 Feb 2013 by Monica F. Markovich

By Monica F. Markovich and Jonathan A. Tweedy, Brown Sims, P.C., Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (the “Act”) encourages the prompt payment of compensation benefits ( 33 U... Read More

California: Does the WCAB’s Application of Equitable Principles Preclude a Predictable Outcome?
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Almost 100 years ago, our Legislature was directed to “create and enforce a liability on the part of all employers to compensate their employees for any injury incurred by the... Read More

California: Does the WCAB’s Application of Equitable Principles Preclude a Predictable Outcome?
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. Almost 100 years ago, our Legislature was directed to “create and enforce a liability on the part of all employers to compensate their employees for any injury incurred by... Read More