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AEU Longshore Blog ISSUE: New Truck Driver Case

We have a new truck driver case from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Benefits Review Board (BRB).

This one deals with the issue  of situs as well as status.  1,107 more words


So happy I’m joining @TheHackTrain to go  #HackTheRails on the 4th of November. It’s a great honour to be invited to an event as awesome as this!

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ISSUE: Landmark Case Number 10

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

Landmark Cases

Behind the Scenes Blogging Tag

I was scrolling through my WordPress reader one typical morning and found this blogging tag on Sophie Dishman’s The Journey Begins. I thought, “This would be an interesting post to do” but never did it because of…you know, procrastination. 664 more words


ISSUE: Landmark Cases Number Nine - Schwalb

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

Landmark Cases

I turned 33 two days ago. I am satisfied with my life so far and am grateful for everything I have.

The weather Gods in India are cooperating with us nicely. 99 more words


My Summer Goals and (my sorta borrowed) Accountability Method

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