The case of P.C. Pfeiffer Co. v. Ford, 444 U.S. 69 (1979), is another early “status” case. It is “early” (dates of injury April 12, 1973 and May 2, 1973) in the sense that at that time the courts were struggling to interpret the brand new “status” coverage provisions that had been created in the 1972 Amendments to the Longshore Act. 756 more words
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The latest addition to my list of landmark Longshore Act cases is Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Co. v. Schwalb, 493 U.S. 40 (1989).
Three employees of an interstate railroad were injured while working at a coal loading facility owned and operated by their employer. 683 more words
Have you ever set a goal but didn’t do it because of procrastination or discouragement? Did you feel like total crap, too? I know your pain. 605 more words