DynCorp Asks High Court To Settle Disability Pay Dispute

Law360, Washington (February 2, 2012, 6:47 PM EST) -- Disability payments should be calculated using the average wage rate in effect when an employee was injured, rather than when compensation was awarded, DynCorp International LLC and its insurer told the U.S. Supreme Court last month in seeking to overturn a workers' compensation ruling.

In October, the Eleventh Circuit ruled that under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, helicopter mechanic Bernard Boroski should have been paid at the rate in effect when he was awarded compensation in 2008, rather than when he became disabled in...
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