Pacific Operators Offshore, LLP v. Valladolid

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20009
No(s). 10-507 (U.S. Jan 11, 2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) extends workers compensation coverage to an employee who can establish a substantial nexus between his injury and his employer's extractive operations on the outer continental shelf (OCS). The case arose after the emp...