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Hearing Tests ‘Probative,’ But No Benefits (access required)

A longshoreman who was exposed to a variety of loud noises during his 23 years removing and installing cargo container “shoes,” or twist locks, is not entitled to disability benefits for hearing loss under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act; the 4th Circuit reverses the award for claimant because the ALJ erred in awarding ...