No. 89-7868.

933 F.2d 1561 (1991)

ALABAMA DRY DOCK AND SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION, Petitioner, v. John W. SOWELL, Respondent, and Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, United States Department of Labor, Party-In-Interest.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

June 24, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Winn S.L. Faulk, Mobile, Ala., for petitioner.

Michael Hertzig, Washington, D.C., John Foster Dillon, Rebecca J. Ainsworth, Maples & Lomax, Pascagoula, Miss., for respondent.

Before EDMONDSON and COX, Circuit Judges, and WISDOM, Senior Circuit Judge.

COX, Circuit Judge:

In this case, Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Corporation (ADDSCO) appeals the Benefits Review Board's (the Board) affirmance of an award of benefits for hearing loss made by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to John Sowell under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA or the Act), 33 U.S.C.A. §§ 901-950 (1986). We affirm.

I. Background

Sowell worked for various shipyards from 1941 to 1969...

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