Longshore workers face numerous occupational dangers every day. Injuries can result in severe hardships, including steep medical bills and missed time from work.
If you work in a shipyard or waterfront occupation and have been injured on the job, your claim will fall under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). The LHWCA covers a broad range of maritime occupations, including:
Longshore occupations are often not covered under state workers' compensation laws. For effective legal representation, you must work with an attorney who is experienced in LHWCA claims. At Thiry & Caddell, LLP , we have more than 50 years of experience representing injured workers in Alabama, including those in maritime occupations.
If a third party is responsible for your injury, you may pursue a claim under personal injury law, depending on the circumstances of your accident.
If your injury has left you disabled, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. We are a full-service injury and disability law firm and can help you explore all avenues of compensation.
If you are seeking legal representation for a Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act in Alabama, our law firm is here for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 251-478-8880 to arrange your initial consultation with an accomplished longshoreman's claim lawyer in Mobile, Alabama.
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