Dubious Certificate of Fitness in disability claims

Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:31 p.m.  By: Atty Dennis R. Gorecho The Supreme Court warned companies from issuing dubious Certificate of Fitness which it described as “a ploy that aims to take advantage of the worker’s lack of sufficient legal knowledge and his desperate circumstances” The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a young seafarer

Third doctor opinion rule in seafarer’s compensation claims

Thursday, April 27, 2017 By: Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho In the event of the disagreement on the services of the third doctor, the seafarer has the right to institute a complaint for disability benefits directly before the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) or the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB).           This is the ruling

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