Roberts v. Sea-Land Services
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|Case Term||OT 2011|
|Question Presented||Whether the phrase “those newly awarded compensation during such period” in Longshore Act § 6(c), applicable to all classes of disability except permanent total, can be read to mean “those first entitled to compensation during such period,” regardless of when it is awarded.|
|Lower Court's Decision||The statute can be interpreted in that manner|
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Outcome - Affirm
This case was decided on 20 March, 2012.