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Hearing Loss Claims Under the LHWCA

Hearing loss is an occupational hazard for many employees. Although hearing can be damaged by a single exposure to a very loud noise, such as an explosion or a falling cargo container, most employment-related hearing loss

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Why Did Congress Enact the LHWCA?

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a workers’ compensation law that covers private sector employees who work in longshore, harbor, and certain other maritime occupations.