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Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Columnist Warns About Loss of State Regulated Workers’ Comp BWC Staffer Defends Ohio BWC Workers...

The Scope of an ALJ’s Authority Under the LHWCA

By Mark Reinhalter, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington D.C. Section 19(a) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) provides the agency official who conducts hearings on claims for benefits “full power and authority to hear and determine all...