Tort Claim Precluded by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation in Summary Judgment

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently found that a tort claim was precluded by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation. Octavio Diaz-Molina v. Walter C. Flower, III, highlights... More

Arkansas Appellate Court Provides Clarity on Meaning of “Due and Payable” Under LHWCA

Under Section 916 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”), “[n]o assignment, release, or commutation of compensation or benefits due or payable... More

OALJ Finds Employee Exposed to COVID-19 at Work Had Compensable Work Injury Under LHWCA

In Stanford Locus v. Huntington Ingalls Industries, the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge (OALJ) in the Newport News, Virginia District Office found... More