Author Archives: Kenneth Engerrand

October 1
2021

October 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

October 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 269) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor has announced the National Average Weekly Wage that will be applicable for the 12-month period beginning October 1, 2021.  The National Average Weekly Wage is $863.49. Consequently, … Read full post…

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August 31
2021

September 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

September 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 268) Notes from your Updater: On August 5, 2021, the Fifth Circuit agreed to rehearing in the appeal addressing whether there was removal jurisdiction in the suits by Louisiana parishes against several oil and gas … Read full post…

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August 3
2021

August 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

August 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 267) Notes from your Updater: On July 2, 2021, the Fifth Circuit agreed to en banc rehearing of its decision in Douglass v. Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, No. 20-30382 (5th Cir. Apr. 30, 2021) (per … Read full post…

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July 1
2021

July 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

July 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 266) Notes from your Updater: The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed the denial of a challenge to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s decision to issue an offshore lease for … Read full post…

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June 4
2021

June 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

June 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 265) Notes from your Updater: The Benefits Review Board recently posted additional decisions at the website below. Published decisions have been posted through 2020. Unpublished decisions have been posted through April 2021. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/brb/decisions On the … Read full post…

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