- Chair(s) Anne M. Hammil Pasqua
- Office Locations New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York
We defend employers, carriers, third-party administrators and self-insureds in matters involving the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. We handle matters on the East Coast to include New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Capehart Scatchard’s Longshore attorneys navigate the defense of claims with an innovative problem-solving approach and successful, cost-effective strategy. Our practice includes representing clients from responding to the initial filing of the Employee’s Claim for Compensation through litigation and appeal.
- Informal Conferences
- Formal Hearings before Administrative Law Judge
- Appeals to Benefits Review Board
- 33 U.S.C. § 933 Lien Recovery
The Impact of Illegal Activities and Working While Incarcerated On Suitable Alternate Employment and Section 8(j) Forfeiture, Capehart Scatchard Longshore and Defense Base Act Newsletter, August, 2011.
The Fourth Circuit Court Rejects Argument To Trigger Statute of Limitation Period Under Section 22 Based Upon Medical Payments, Capehart Scatchard Longshore and Defense Base Act Newsletter, June, 2011.
Benefits Review Board Vacates ALJ s Decision For Nominal Award Based Upon Stateside Wages Opposed To Average Weekly Wage As Strictly Set Forth By Section 8(c), Capehart Scatchard aLongshore and Defense Base Act Newsletter, June, 2011.
BRB Reversed ALJ s Dismissal Of Claim Based Upon Horseplay And Unauthorized Break Severing The Employment Nexus, Capehart Scatchard Longshore and Defense Base Act Newsletter, July, 2010.