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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker Entitled to Additional TTD Benefits Despite Derogatory Conduct
Posted on 23 Mar 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Temporary Total Disability Benefits, Going and Coming Rule, LHWCA Benefits, and Exclusive Remedy Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... 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 Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.
Posted on 24 Mar 2012 by Roger A. Levy

By Roger A. Levy, Esq., Of Counsel, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, San Francisco, California On March 20, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court answered the question of the meaning of LHWCA Sec. 6(c)'s "newly awarded compensation" clause in... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Factual Issues Related to Fatal Shooting of Employee Preclude Summary Judgment on Exclusivity Issue
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Unusual Risk, LHWCA & Average Weekly Wage, and Hearsay Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... 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 Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.
Posted on 24 Mar 2012 by Roger A. Levy

By Roger A. Levy, Esq., Of Counsel, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, San Francisco, California On March 20, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court answered the question of the meaning of LHWCA Sec. 6(c)'s "newly awarded compensation" clause in... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker Entitled to Additional TTD Benefits Despite Derogatory Conduct
Posted on 23 Mar 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Temporary Total Disability Benefits, Going and Coming Rule, LHWCA Benefits, and Exclusive Remedy Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... 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

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Factual Issues Related to Fatal Shooting of Employee Preclude Summary Judgment on Exclusivity Issue
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Unusual Risk, LHWCA & Average Weekly Wage, and Hearsay Rule. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... 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