Longshoremen and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of 1972: Changes Made by Public Law 92-576, Approved October 27, 1972, Subcommittee on Labor..., November 1972
1972 - 81 pages
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Page 35 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 78 - The liability of an employer prescribed in section 4 shall 33 use 904. be exclusive and in place of all other liability of such employer to the employee, his legal representative, husband or wife, parents, dependents, next of kin, and anyone otherwise entitled to recover damages from such employer at law or in admiralty on account of such injury or death...
Page 22 - ... this section and there is a petition for the enforcement or review of such order, such certification and the record of such investigation shall be included in the transcript of the entire record required to be filed under...
Page 78 - ... the employer shall not be liable to the vessel for such damages directly or indirectly and any agreements or warranties to the contrary shall be void. If such person was employed by the vessel to provide stevedoring services, no such action shall be permitted if the injury was caused by the negligence of persons engaged in providing stevedoring services to the vessel.
Page 20 - The board shall have full power and authority to hear and determine all questions within its jurisdiction, and its decision thereon shall be final.
Page 57 - The action of the Commission in allowing or denying any claim under this Act shall be final and conclusive on all questions of law and fact and not subject to review by the Secretary of State or any other official, department, agency, or establishment of the United States or by any court by mandamus or otherwise.
Page 36 - If any provision of this Act is declared unconstitutional or the applicability thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the applicability of such provisions to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 23 - Upon its own motion or upon the application of any party in interest, on the ground of a change in conditions, the commission may at any time review any award, and, on such review, may make an award ending, diminishing or increasing the compensation previously awarded...
Page 9 - Amputated arm or leg: Compensation for an arm or a leg, if amputated at or above the elbow or the knee...