The United States Supreme Court held that railroad employee's who are injured while performing maintenance tasks on equipment essential to the process of loading or unloading a ship are covered for injuries under the provisions of the Longshoremen and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Co. v Schwalb, ___ US ___, 110 S Ct 381 (1989).
Eric J. Zagrocki,
Worker's Compensation - Longshoremen and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act - Federal Employer's Liability Act,
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