Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
Program Area: 
Health & Safety
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
20 CFR Parts 702 and 704; 29 CFR § 18.1101
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Compensation claims for employment injuries to longshore and harbor workers. The same procedures apply to claims under the following related acts: Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. §§ 1331 et seq.; Defense Base Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1651 et seq.; and the Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 8171 et seq.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Attorney Fees/Costs
Award of Benefits
Monetary Award
Verified by Agency: