Jesse Richardson, Petitioner, v. Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Unitedstates Department of Labor; Ashland Oil, Inc.;insurance Company of North America, Respondents, 948 F.2d 1282 (4th Cir. 1991)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 948 F.2d 1282 (4th Cir. 1991) Submitted Oct. 28, 1991. Decided Nov. 19, 1991

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Benefits Review Board. (89-3272)

Michael R. Dowling, George C. Howell, Ashland, Ky., for petitioner.

William Michael Conwell, Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C., Pittsburgh, Pa., Carol Beth Feinberg, Office of the Solicitor, United States Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., for respondents.



Before ERVIN, Chief Judge, SPROUSE, Circuit Judge, and CHAPMAN, Senior Circuit Judge.



Jesse Richardson seeks review of the Benefits Review Board's decision and order affirming the administrative law judge's denial of benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 901-950 (West 1986 & Supp.1991). Our review of the record and the Board's decision and order discloses that this appeal is without merit. Accordingly, we affirm on the reasoning of the Board. Richardson v. Ashland Oil Co., No. 89-3272 (Ben.Rev.Bd. Mar. 21, 1991). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the Court and argument would not aid the decisional process.