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Supreme Court affirms disability assessment issued by the company-designated physician; upholds POEA contract provision which specifies that disability not based on number of days of treatment but by disability grading Feb.23.2017
Supreme Court denies death benefits as seafarer was diagnosed with chronic renal failure just seven days into employment Feb.09.2017
Claim for disability benefits denied as seafarer who filed claim several months after he was declared fit-to-work Jan.05.2017
Season’s Greetings Dec.20.2016
Supreme Court rules that failure to prove how injury/illness was suffered during employment is ground for denial of claim for disability benefits; seafarer must submit proof of work-relation Nov.18.2016
Supreme Court rules schizophrenia to be work-related; clarifies that third doctor rule applies only to questions on “fit to work” and “disability grading” and not on “work-relation” Nov.07.2016
Supreme Court rules that company-designated doctor in the best position to determine the condition of the seafarer; reiterates that non-compliance with third doctor rule is fatal to the cause of the seafarer Oct.14.2016
Supreme Court rules that adenomyoma (benign tumor in the uterus) not proven to be work-related Aug.01.2016
Seaman’s own statements used against him; findings of company-designated physician upheld Jun.29.2016
Aortic regurgitation not compensable as work-relation not proven Jun.22.2016


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Del Rosario & Del Rosario Partner Joseph Rebano was re-elected as Director of the Philippine Bar Association for the year 2017-2018. 

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Arturo T. Del Rosario Jr. elected IPAP President for 2015 - 2017

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Del Rosario Partner Saben Loyola was a speaker at the Propeller Club of Manila last 26 July 2017.

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Del Rosario Pandiphil medical consultant, Dr. Edgardo Del Rosario, through the Japan P&I Club, is a contributor to the Mariner’s Digest of the Japan Shipping Exchange, Inc. 


DelRosarioLaw Partner Florencio Aquino and Senior Associate Aldrich Del Rosario conducted a seminar for V.Ships Crew/Pacific Ocean Manning, Inc. last 12 May 2017. 



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