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Workers’ Comp – LHWCA – Aggravated Injury – Attorney’s Fees (access required)

The Benefits Review Board did not err in holding that the employer did not rebut a shipyard worker’s prima facie case of workplace related aggravation-injury, but the 4th Circuit says the board abused its discretion in applying a 10-year-old case to reduce fees for claimant’s lawyer from $420 per hour to $250 per hour. Newport News ...

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