An informal collection of observations and opinions on the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act, Insurance and related topics.
Designed to assist insurance agents and professionals in the Navigation of Longshore and Admiralty Insurance coverages,
exposures, remedies, and resources available. Description
Testimony before the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee in support of the Recreational Marine Employment Act; July 15, 2004.
The changes to the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act included in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of Feb 17, 2009.
Addendum to Navigating Marine Workers Compensation 2nd edition as affected by the Longshore Act changes included in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of Feb 17, 2009.
Many "great" leasing companies in the dry arena are less experienced in marine exposure and can leave severe problems for their client. How to avoid these pitfalls.
The Longshore & Harborworkers Compensation Act and it's parameters as affected by the Recreational Marine Employment Coalition of 2002.
7 critical gaps which can cost ship owners hundreds of thousands of dollars if not properly covered.
Reprinted from Florida Underwriter article, 2006
Reprinted from MIASF article, 2000
Reprinted from John Liner Review, 1999
Details of 6 code changes, allowing more accurate rating for Florida Marine Contractors.
Update on Florida WC rate changes.
1) Research the Agent Before Buying Insurance.
Florida Marine Contractors Association Newsletter, 2002
Maritime Employers Liability can be a confusing coverage; what you need to know to properly cover your client(s).
You, as an Employer, may be liable under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (contained in Title 33 of the
United States Code 901) for the payment of benefits to your worker injured in the course of his employment.