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Employer Met Burden Under LHWCA (access required)

The 4th Circuit vacates an award of permanent partial disability benefits to a claimant who was disabled from his job repairing large shipping containers because the administrative law judge improperly faulted employer for overlooking in its labor market studies claimant’s purported standing, rest break and medication-related restrictions. Claimant suffered shoulder, arm and back injuries in an ...

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