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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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January 19
2021

Congratulations to Houston shareholder Tarush R. Anand for Winning a Rule 91a Motion to Dismiss in Nueces County

Brown Sims congratulates its Houston shareholder, Tarush R. Anand, for his recent victory in Nueces County, Texas on a hotly contested Rule 91a motion to dismiss. The case involved an industrial accident in which the plaintiff sustained serious injuries. The … Read full post…

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January 5
2021

January 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

January 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 260) Notes from your Updater: On December 7, 2020, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs announced that it is amending its regulations for the LHWCA and its extensions to require parties to file documents electronically, … Read full post…

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January 4
2021

Brown Sims Attorneys selected to the 2021 Louisiana Rising Stars list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce Taylor Lambert and Mark Tufts’ selection to the Super Lawyers 2021 Louisiana Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team … Read full post…

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