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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 19
2021

Brown Sims lawyers named to 2022 Best Lawyers® list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to … 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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