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Supreme Court denies claim for benefits as seafarer failed to prove work-relation of laryngeal cancer May.24.2017
Supreme Court upholds disability benefits based on Parkinson’s Disease May.11.2017
Supreme Court upholds disability assessment issued by the company-designated physician; rules that disability schedule in POEA Contract should be seriously observed May.04.2017
Supreme Court invalidates opinion of third doctor as not definite and conclusive; seafarer was awarded full disability benefits as unable to work for more than 240 days Apr.04.2017
Supreme Court affirms disability assessment issued by the company-designated physician; upholds POEA contract provision which specifies that disability not based on number of days of treatment but by disability grading Feb.23.2017
Supreme Court denies death benefits as seafarer was diagnosed with chronic renal failure just seven days into employment Feb.09.2017
Claim for disability benefits denied as seafarer who filed claim several months after he was declared fit-to-work Jan.05.2017
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Supreme Court rules that failure to prove how injury/illness was suffered during employment is ground for denial of claim for disability benefits; seafarer must submit proof of work-relation Nov.18.2016
Supreme Court rules schizophrenia to be work-related; clarifies that third doctor rule applies only to questions on “fit to work” and “disability grading” and not on “work-relation” Nov.07.2016


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Arturo T. Del Rosario Jr. elected IPAP President for 2015 - 2017


DelRosarioLaw Partner Florencio Aquino and Senior Associate Aldrich Del Rosario conducted a seminar for V.Ships Crew/Pacific Ocean Manning, Inc. last 12 May 2017.  They discussed legal issues on crew claims.


DelRosarioLaw Managing Associate Pedrito Faytaren, Jr. was a speaker at the seminar conducted by Virjen Shipping last 11 May 2017.  Pedrito discussed the POEA Contract, Seafarer’s Protection Act and other crew claims issues.


The firm proudly announces the promotion of Saben Loyola as a Partner of Del Rosario & Del Rosario Law Offices.


DelRosarioLaw Partner Charles Dela Cruz was the Conference Chairman at the “Employment Law for HR Professionals, Masterclass 2017” held in Makati City on 3 May 2017.



  • IRR Seafarer's Protection Act
  • Seafarers Protection Act
  • ORDINANCE No. 28 Series of 2015 Zambales, Philippines
  • NLRC MEMO on 3rd Doctor
  • NLRC Rules of Procedure 2011
  • Standard Terms and Conditions of Del Rosario Law
  • POEA SEC - 2010 Amendments
  • POEA Memorandum Circular No. 10 Series of 2010
  • Governing Board Resolution No. 09 Series of 2010

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