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U.S. Supreme Court to Review Longshore Average Weekly Wage Issue

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 case will resolve a split in the circuits regarding...

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.

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 its decision in Roberts vs. Sea-Land Services, Inc...

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.

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 its decision in Roberts vs. Sea-Land Services, Inc...

Update From the Benefits Review Board (May 2013)

By Karen Koenig, Associate General Counsel, Longshore, Benefits Review Board, Washington, D.C. © Copyright 2013 U.S. Dept. of Labor. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. This article appeared in the Benefits Review Board Service—Longshore Reporter (LexisNexis). BRB Statistical...