Pac. Operators Offshore v. Valladolid
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|Case Term||OT 2011|
|Question Presented||Whether an employee must be injured on the outer continental shelf to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (“OCSLA”)|
|Lower Court's Decision||No, but there must be a "substantial nexus" between the injury and extractive operations on the shelf|
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Outcome - Affirm
This case was decided on 11 January, 2012.