Pedroza v. Benefits Rev. Bd., No. 05-75449 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Pedroza v. Benefits Rev. Bd., No. 05-75449

In a petition for review of the Benefits Review Board's determination that petitioner was not entitled to disability benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act, the petition is denied where psychological injuries that result from legitimate personnel actions are not compensable under the Act.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 23, 2008

Filed October 1, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Collins

Counsel

For Petitioner:

Joshua T. Gillelan II, Longshore Claimaint's National Law Center, Washington, DC

For Respondent:

Roy D. Alexrod, Law Offices of Roy Alexrod, Solana Beach, CA