Judge Keeps One Claim Alive In DOL Info Suit

Law360, New York (November 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A lawsuit challenging a U.S. Department of Labor rule allowing anonymous litigation of certain workers' compensation claims will continue in a truncated form following a judge's ruling Thursday.

Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the National Association of Waterfront Employers and two intervening plaintiffs raised valid enough questions about the Department of Labor's adoption of the Anonymous Claimant Rule for the case to continue.

Under the rule, orders filed by administrative law judges involving claims made...
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