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BRB No. 04-571
Case No. 01-LHC-1134
OWCP No. 05-0097368


YANCY D. HARRELL

		Claimant-Petitioner
		
	v.

NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING 
AND DRY DOCK COMPANY

		Employer-Respondent

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DATE ISSUED: 6/17/04



ORDER

By letter dated June 2, 2004, claimant informed the Board that the parties reached a settlement in the above captioned case and requests that this case be remanded.

Section 8(i)(1), of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. §908(i)(1), provides for the approval of such settlements by the district director or administrative law judge. Accordingly, consistent with this Section, the Board grants the motion, dismisses claimant's appeal, and remands this case to the Office of the District Director for further appropriate action.

In the event the proposed settlement is not approved and the petitioner wishes review of the merits of this appeal, the Board will reinstate the appeal at the request of the petitioner. 33 U.S.C. §921(b)(4), 20 C.F.R. §802.405(a).

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ROY P. SMITH

Administrative Appeals Judge

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REGINA C. McGRANERY

Administrative Appeals Judge

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BETTY JEAN HALL

Administrative Appeals Judge



NOTE: This is a LHCA Unpublished Document


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