Q: My question relates to maritime law, LHWCA; 33 U.S.C 928
My debate relates to what does the term “employer
and carrier” means in this context?
Under the statute, the terms are defined as follows...
"The term "employer" means an employer any of whose employees are employed in maritime employment, in whole or in part, upon the navigable waters of the United States (including any adjoining pier, wharf, dry dock, terminal, building way, marine railway, or other adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel)."
"The term "carrier" means any person or fund authorized under section 32 [33 USC § 932] to insure under this Act and includes self-insurers."
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