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Margaret Downing, The Houston Press, 11 August 2005


An article published in the Houston press in August of 2005 about Celester Hall, a client of Lewis Fleishman. Mr. Hall went to Afghanistan to help the troops and make his fortune. He unfortunately came back deaf, in diapers and looking for benefits.

WILG
The Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group

WILG is the national non-profit organization dedicated to interests of injured workers and their families who, each year suffer the consequences of work-related injuries or occupational hazards and who need expert legal assistance to obtain medical care or relief under workers’ compensation programs.

Annual Longshore Conference
Presented by Loyola University New Orleans and the U.S. Department of Labor

Since 1992, I have been a guest speaker on the Longshore Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act at a variety of seminars and Admiralty courses:

1. 2007 Second Annual National Longshore Seminar - WILG-Speaker and Faculty Member. Washington, DC. - May 3-5, 2007.

2. 2006 First Annual National Longshore Seminar - WILG - Speaker and Faculty Member. San Francisco, California. February 16-17, 2007.

3. 2006 Loyola ALC - Annual Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Conference Presentation: "A Drafting Guide for 8(I) Settlements" April 5-6, 2006. The Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

4. 2005 Loyola ALC - Annual Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Conference Presentation: "Mediation" March 10 - 11, 2005. The Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

5. August 7, 2002, SPECIAL SPEAKER Re: INTRODUCTION TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION IN TEXAS - "Walking in and Out Coverage", Clarion Inn, Houston, Texas, sponsored by the Lorman Education Services.

6. 2000 Loyola ALC - Annual Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Conference Presentation: "Labor Market Surveys from Both Sides of the Claim." Article: "Vocational Proof and Labor Market Surveys in LHWCA Cases" March 16 - 17, 2000. Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

7. Department of Labor Seminar for LHWCA Claims Presentation: "The Interplay between Longshore Claims and Third-Party Actions." March 25, 1998, Houston, TX. Sponsored by the Department of Labor.

8. Longshore Seminar Presentation: "Disputed Issues - Claimant’s Point of View." Sponsored by Abercrombie, Simmons & Gillette, Inc. July 10, 1996. Odyssey Management Building, Euless, TX.

9. Admiralty and Maritime Law Course Presentation: "Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Act." Article co-authored with J. Michael Mahaffey: "Longshore Case Values and Credits." Sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. March 14-15, 1996. S. Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, League City, TX.

10. Admiralty and Maritime Law Course Presentation: "Equation Variables in Handling LHWCA Claims." Article co-authored with Michael Murphy: Sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Professional Development April 7 - 8, 1994. South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, League City, TX.

11. 2nd Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference Presentation: "Handling Longshore Claims." Article: A Standardized Approach to Handling LHWCA Cases Sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law. October 1, 1993. Hyatt Regency, Houston, TX.

12. Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Seminar Presentation: "Practices & Procedures before the Administrative Law Judge." Presented by The Houston Claims Association & the U.S. Department of Labor, OWCP. November 5 - 6, 1992. Houston, TX.

13. LHWCA Act - served as case mediator 1998 -Present.

  

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