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April 30
2021

May 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

May 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 264) Notes from your Updater: On April 19, 2021, the United States Supreme Court declined to issue a writ of certiorari in No. 20-963, Walton v. Virginial International Terminals, LLC, in which the petition presented … Read full post…

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April 2
2021

April 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

April 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 263) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor, Division of Federal Employees, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, has posted guidance on COVID-19 claims in two sections: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/owcp/dlhwc/Covid-19 https://www.dol.gov/agencies/owcp/dlhwc/Covid-19-Employers-and-Carriers The guidance is also available at … Read full post…

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March 23
2021

Brown Sims Attorneys selected to the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce Casey Armstrong, Tarush Anand and Alexandra Grover selection to the Super Lawyers 2021 Texas Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the … Read full post…

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March 3
2021

March 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

March 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 262) On the LHWCA Front . . . From the federal appellate courts: Dunning letter sent to workers’ compensation claimant by the collection agency for a medical provider violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; … Read full post…

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February 1
2021

February 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

February 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 261) Notes from your Updater: President Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as the next Secretary of Labor. Judge Rodgers has selected the case of Christopher F. Causey (No. 3:19-cv-2108) as the bellwether case … Read full post…

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