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Metropolitan Stevedore Co. v. Rambo

Docket No.: 96-272
Argued: March 17, 1997
Decided: June 19, 1997

Topics:

Longshoremen and Harbor Workers' Compensation, Economic Activity, Election of Remedies, Administrative Procedure, Natural Resources

PartyNames: METROPOLITAN STEVEDORE COMPANY, Petitioner, v. John RAMBO, et al.
Petitioner: Metropolitan Stevedore Co.
Respondent: Rambo

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 81 F.3d 840
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Metropolitan Stevedore Co.
v.
Rambo
521 U.S. 121 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1953138 L.Ed.2d 327 (521 U.S.
Question:

Does the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act bar nominal compensation to a worker who is presently able to earn at least as much as before he was injured?

Metropolitan Stevedore Co. v. Rambo
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 17, 1997

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Rambo, 3 vote(s) against
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