Item description for The Longshore Textbook by Steven M. Birnbaum...
Extensively revised and rewritten, this text is a must for any attorney involved with Longshore and Harbor Workers' compensation claims.
The fifth edition of The Longshore Textbook is packed with up-to-date analyses of current court decisions and expanded with new and revised chapters, making it a must for your reference library. Long recognized as "the single source" reference guide for attorneys, adjusters, physicians, vocational counselors, and insurance professionals, the fifth edition is the most complete publication of its kind.
Experts in law, medicine and administration present an easy-to-read explanation of the Longshore Act. You will appreciate the clear concise manner in which the Act is evaluated and examined, supplying you with careful presentations of court decisions affecting its application. Legal decisions, statutes and regulations are liberally cited throughout. Its treatment includes issues such as disability, occupational disease, coverage, benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and administrative procedures. Practical questions are also addressed: file administration, administrative procedures, and handling appeals before the Benefits Review Board.
Supplementing the substantive materials are the texts of the Longshore Act, the applicable portions of the Code of Federal Regulations, interest and benefit tables, samples of commonly used forms, and a current directory of Department of Labor Longshore offices.
Thousands of professionals use the previous editions of The Longshore Textbook. The fifth edition, the most complete single source publication yet, should be part of your professional library.
Administrative claims handling
AMA disability guidelines
BRB appeals and operation of the BRB Claims administration for nonappropriated fund employees
Defense Base Act: Jurisdictional considerations
Retained wage earning capacity
Fees for services
Interest and penalties
Medical benefits and treatment
Modification of awards
Notice of injury and the statute of limitations
Practice before administrative law judges
Limitation of employer liability
Vessel and vessel owner considerations
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 1" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2005
Publisher Lawyers and Judges Publishing
ISBN 1930056958 ISBN13 9781930056954
Availability 0 units.
More About Steven M. Birnbaum
Steven M. Birnbaum, Esq., attended New York University and and studied law at New College of California School of Law in San Francisco. From 1978 through 1982 he served as staff attorney for Legal Assistance to the Elderly. In 1983 he began his private practice, specializing in worker's compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and the California Labor Code. Mr. Birnbaum is a certified specialist in workers' compensation (State Bar of California). Currently, he serves as a board member of the ATLA Workplace Injury Litigation Group and as the chairman of the ATLA Workers' Compensation Section. He is also the chairman and a co-founder of the San Francisco Maritime Claimant's Bar, and a member of the Applicant's Attorney Association. He frequently lectures for the Industrial Claims Association, the Longshore Claims Association, Loyola University (New Orleans), the ATLA National College of Advocacy, and the Northwest Longshore Administrators Association.