We are pleased to announce the arrival of the Longshore Newsletter in electronic form. Now the Longshore Newsletter will arrive in your e-mail several times a year. The Longshore Newsletter is the only publication devoted to the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions. The interpretation of the Longshore Act continually changes long-established rules concerning jurisdiction, settlements, and third party claims. The Longshore Newsletter is the only regularly-published source analyzing all important cases – state, federal and BRB – involving the Act. It is at the forefront with information on shifting judicial boundaries, the outcomes of civil suits by maritime workers, and many other crucial subjects. The Longshore Newsletter is a valuable resource that attorneys, insurance professionals, and insurance brokers have come to trust and rely upon.
Each issue examines current case law. Articles are devoted to judicial decisions as well as to changes in procedures for filing, pursuing, and defending claims. Cases from the Benefits Review Board are examined in detail. Areas of focus include:
- Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
- Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
- Defense Base Act
- Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act
- Maritime Personal Injury Laws
- Concurrent Jurisdiction
- Third-Party Suit Settlement Issues
Special new sections include Practice Tips, Editorials, and Appellate Updates.