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Ingalls Shipbuilding v. Office of Worker's Comp. Prog.

Docket No.: 95-1081
Argued: November 12, 1996
Decided: February 18, 1997

Topics:

Longshoremen and Harbor Workers' Compensation, Judicial Power, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Appellate Procedure, Article I, Civil Procedure, EPA, Occupational Safety and Health Act, judicial review

PartyNames: INGALLS SHIPBUILDING, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, et al.
Petitioner: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Respondent: Office of Worker's Comp. Prog.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 75 F.3d 929
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Ingalls Shipbuilding
v.
Office of Worker's Comp. Prog.
519 U.S. 248 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 796136 L.Ed.2d 736 (519 U.S. 2
Question:

Is an injured worker's spouse, who may be eligible to receive death benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act after the worker dies, a "person entitled to compensation" when the spouse enters into a settlement agreement with a third party before the worker's death?

Ingalls Shipbuilding v. Office of Worker's Comp. Prog.
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 12, 1996

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Office of Worker's Comp. Prog., 0 vote(s) against
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