No compensation shall be payable in respect of any injury, incapacity, disability or death of the seafarer resulting from his willful or criminal act, provided however, that the employer can prove that such injury, incapacity, disability or death is directly attributable to seafarer.
G.R. No. 178564, 15 January 2014
Complainant and seafarer Alexander L. Moradas filed a labor complainant seeking to be paid his permanent disability benefits against defendants INC Shipmanagement, Inc. and its principal, defendant Interorient Navigation, Ltd., and the ship captain.