Author Archives: Kenneth Engerrand

October 1
2019

October 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update

October 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 245) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor has announced the National Average Weekly Wage to be applicable for the 12-month period beginning October 1, 2019.  The applicable NAWW for the period from October … Read full post…

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September 1
2019

September 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update

September 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 244) Notes from your Updater: On August 29, 2019, the National Office of the OWCP closed approximately 52,000 claims under the longshore program in preparation for the new computer interactive system that is being instituted … Read full post…

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August 1
2019

August 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update

August 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 243) Notes from your Updater: President Trump announced that he will nominate Eugene Scalia, son of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the next Secretary of Labor after Alexander Acosta announced his plans to … Read full post…

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June 29
2019

July 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update

July 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 242 ) Notes from your Updater: On May 31, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court declined to rehear its decision in Anaadarko Petroleum Corp. v. Houston Casualty Co. (February 2019 Update), awarding coverage to Anadarko against … Read full post…

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June 28
2019

June 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update – update on punitive damages in seamen’s cases

Update on punitive damages in seamen’s cases June 24, 2019 The Supreme Court handed down its decision today in The Dutra Group v. Batterton, No. 18-266 (June 24, 2019). The case presented an issue that had divided the lower courts: … Read full post…

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