Find out whether the seafarer diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was granted his claim for disability benefits.
Find out why the Supreme Court did not believe the employer’s claim of voluntary resignation by the employee.
An Overseas Filipino Worker executed an Addendum that modified his employment contract. Can he be bound by the same?
The Supreme Court took judicial notice of food provisions on a ship which are produced at one time for long journeys across the oceans and seas.
Will the failure to implead the seafarer’s surviving legitimate spouse result in the dismissal of a complaint for death benefits?
Would a guarded prognosis and suggested disability grading constitute a valid disability assessment?
The employers denied liability for permanent total disability benefits, arguing that the seafarer had finished his employment contract without any medical issue.
What effect would a refusal on the part of the seafarer to comply with his medical treatment have on his claim for disability benefits?
The Supreme Court clarified the 120/240 day rule with regard to the extent of the disability of the seafarer as against the company-designated physician’s duty to issue a final medical assessment.
In case the doctor appointed by the seafarer disagrees with the assessment of the company-designated physician, who has the duty to secure the opinion of a third doctor?