Matthews Blogs on Fifth Circuit LHWCA Decision

New Orleans, LA

Doug Matthews has authored a blog post regarding a United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit opinion issued on March 19, 2013. In the opinion, the Fifth Circuit has followed the Fourth Circuit’s lead in deciding that an employee’s termination for misconduct will not reopen a disability claim under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”).

The post appears on King Krebs & Jurgens' Offshore Winds legal blog ( for marine and energy businesses.

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