No. 11-2503.

699 F.3d 672 (2012)

Terri TRUCZINSKAS, Petitioner, v. DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS, United States Department of Labor, G.D. Arabia Ltd., and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania/AIG, Respondents.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided November 20, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joshua T. Gillelan II , Longshore Claimants Nat'l Law Center, with whom Donald E. Wallace and MacDonald & Wallace were on brief for petitioner.

Roger A. Levy with whom James Ralph and Laughlin , Falbo, Levy & Moresi, LLP were on brief for respondents G.D. Arabia Ltd., and Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania/AIG.

Matthew W. Boyle , United States Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, for respondent Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, United States Department of Labor.

Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, BOUDIN, Circuit Judge, and McCONNELL, JR., District Judge.

BOUDIN, Circuit Judge.

Michael Truczinskas, age 46, was employed until his death by GD Arabia, Ltd. ("GD") as a military trainer in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. On the morning of December 5, 2008, according to the testimony of a co-worker, Truczinskas was found inside his villa hanging from a cross-beam with a noose around his neck. Shortly thereafter, a doctor at a nearby hospital pronounced Truczinskas dead and identified "asphyxiation by hanging" as the cause of death...

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