Today"™s petition of the day is:

Pacific Operators Offshore, LLP v. Valladolid (Granted )

Docket: 10-507
Issue(s): When the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 43 U.S.C., §§ 1331-1356, provides that workers are eligible for compensation for "any injury occurring as the result of operations conducted on the outer Continental Shelf," under what circumstances is an outer continental shelf worker (or his heir) who is injured on land eligible for compensation?

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Pacific Operators v. Valladolid, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 10, 2010, 10:53 PM),