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Claimant Wins Benefits for Post-Accident PTSD (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds an award of benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act for a longshoreman who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after he accidentally ran over and killed a coworker in a tragic workplace incident; the court declines to adopt the “zone of danger” test advocated by employer. In its petition for ...