Toolbox Talk: USL&H Jurisdiction
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The Longshore Act was first created to provide workers’ compensation coverage to workers whose injuries fell between the jurisdictional cracks — maritime workers injured on navigable waters who worked for a maritime employer. The Act’s story started with the Supreme Court’s decision that New York could not extend its workers’ compensation law to longshoremen on a foreign-flagged vessel in U.S. navigable waters.
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