No. B149539.

124 Cal.Rptr.2d 97 (2002)

101 Cal.App.4th 466

Melvin SPEARS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. KAJIMA ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION, INC., Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Seven.

Review Denied November 26, 2002.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stolpman, Krissman, Elber & Silver, Joel Krissman, Long Beach, Donna Silver; McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky and John R. Hillsman, San Francisco, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Cox, Wootton, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos, Richard C. Wootton and Mitchell S. Griffin, San Francisco, for Defendant and Respondent.

Certified for Partial Publication.*


Melvin Spears was injured while he was working aboard a derrick barge owned and operated by his employer, Kajima Engineering & Construction, Inc. Spears applied for and apparently has received benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act ("LHWCA").1 He filed this action against Kajima...

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