Category Archives: Longshore Update

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 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 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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