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Supreme Court finds colon cancer not proven to be work-related Sep.16.2014
Supreme Court rules that diabetes mellitus suffered 6 days into employment not compensable; the duty to obtain a third independent medical opinion rests on the seafarer Sep.10.2014
Supreme Court rules complaint premature as seafarer did not continue his treatment with company-designated doctor; findings of seafarer’s doctor not credible as not based on medical examination Aug.29.2014
Supreme Court rules that benefits under Section 20 of the POEA Contract are distinct and separate from each other and award of one does not bar entitlement to others Aug.17.2014
Supreme Court compensates seafarer for rheumatoid arthritis as there is proof of causal connection of the illness to seafarer’s work Aug.11.2014
Supreme Court awards full disability benefits for “tuberculosis” Jul.03.2014
Supreme Court defines accident as an “unforeseen event”; awards CBA benefits to seafarer injured due to accident Jun.02.2014
Supreme Court disallows knee injury claim of seafarer as he was declared fit and was re-employed May.27.2014
Supreme Court upholds POEA contract’s Schedule of Disability Allowances; treatment beyond 120/240 days does not automatically mandate Grade 1 disability; the disability grading and not the number of days must be observed May.20.2014
Court declares seafarer permanently and totally disabled even prior to lapse of 240 days as there is impossibility seafarer can still be fit to work May.13.2014


Firm News

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

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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.


DelRosarioLaw Managing Associate Pedrito Faytaren, Jr. was a speaker at the seminar conducted by Virjen Shipping last 11 May 2017.  Pedrito discussed the POEA Contract, Seafarer’s Protection Act and other crew claims issues.


The firm proudly announces the promotion of Saben Loyola as a Partner of Del Rosario & Del Rosario Law Offices.


DelRosarioLaw Partner Charles Dela Cruz was the Conference Chairman at the “Employment Law for HR Professionals, Masterclass 2017” held in Makati City on 3 May 2017.

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