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Order Approving Attorney’s Fees – Serra Julian V USI Esis Contracts/Ace American Insurance Company And DirectorOrder Approving Attorney’s Fees By petition filed October 1, 2012, Claimant’s attorney, having successfully represented his client in the above captioned matter, requested approval of fees in the amount of $79,181.25 for 211.15 hours of work on Claimant’s behalf, and costs in the amount of $4,577.50. Section 18.6 (a) of the applicable rules provides, in... read more
Benefits Injured Workers Are Entitled To Recover If Injured In Iraq Or Afghanistan While Covered By The Defense Base ActThere are two types of injuries under the Defense Base Act: 1) Scheduled Injuries and 2) Unscheduled Injuries. Scheduled injuries provide a set number of weeks of benefits when particular body parts are injured. Below is a listing of the scheduled injuries under Section 908 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”), as... read more
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