9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 24, 2011 Feb 18, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Just one week after oral arguments were presented, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit issued its decision in California United Terminals vs. Towne. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petition … Continue reading

Defense Base Act DoL OALJ Case Look Up

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on October 13, 2010 The Department of Labor OALJ claim look up is a valuable resource for researching Defense Base Act Claims status and outcomes at the ALJ level. For DBA Claims enter LDA in the drop down under Option 2 http://www.oalj.dol.gov/  

BRB Overturn’s X Files Case ALJ Paul C Johnson and Dr John Dorland Griffith

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on October 27, 2010 “Rather, the administrative law judge was to assess the weight to be accorded to the medical evidence of record, without substituting his judgment for that of the physicians” Congratulations to Claimants Attorney Ralph R.  Lorberbaum Zipperer, Lorberbaum & Beauvais Savannah, Georgia on a … Continue reading

Appeals court upholds comp benefits for worker in Iraq

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 19, 2010 Service Employees International v. United States Department of Labor Roberto Ceniceros at Business Insurance NEW YORK—Substantial evidence exists to find that a truck driver who worked in Iraq is entitled to the maximum allowable workers compensation benefits under the Defense Base Act, a … Continue reading

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