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Contact a harbor worker injury lawyer for a Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act consultation at our New Orleans, Louisiana office.






The Young Firm
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2090
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Toll Free: (866) 920-8471
Local: (504) 680-4100
Facsimile: (504) 680-4101

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Act – Injury Lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act fills the gap between the Jones Act, which protects injured seamen, and workers' compensation insurance, which does not cover people with jobs on navigable water. Each harbor worker injury lawyer at the New Orleans office of The Young Firm expertly litigates Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claims on behalf of Louisiana injury victims statewide. Having handled many maritime, admiralty, and boating accident claims since our firm's establishment over 40 years ago, we have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured longshoreman and harbor workers. If you would like The Young Firm to evaluate your personal injury or wrongful death claim, contact a harbor worker injury lawyer at our New Orleans practice. You may be entitled to compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Act.

What is the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act?

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act protects those employees injured while loading or unloading ships, as well as those involved in the construction or repair of seagoing vessels. It affords disability benefits to qualified injured workers and death benefits to the dependents of deceased persons.

For an evaluation of your potential Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claim, contact a Louisiana harbor worker injury lawyer at The Young Firm. Serving New Orleans and communities throughout the Gulf Coast area, we can help you obtain fair compensation.

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Common Longshoremen and Harbor Worker Injuries

Longshoremen and harbor workers' injuries and fatalities are commonly caused by accidents including:


 

At The Young Firm, an experienced harbor worker injury lawyer, serving New Orleans and clients throughout the Gulf Coast region, can aggressively handle your traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, burn injury, or catastrophic injury claim.

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Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Eligibility

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act provides compensatory medical and wage benefits to employees disabled from injuries or occupational illnesses that occur on the navigable waters of the U.S., or in adjoining areas used in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel.

The act covers an array of maritime occupations, including longshoreman, harbor workers, ship repairers, and shipbuilders. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act excludes some individuals if they are covered by a state workers' compensation law.

To discuss your potential Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claim with an experienced Louisiana harbor worker injury lawyer, contact New Orleans office of The Young Firm. Our attorneys can help you obtain fair compensation.

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Contact a Harbor Worker Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one is a longshoreman or harbor worker who has been injured on the job, contact The Young Firm. We are intimately familiar with the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and have used our knowledge to successfully litigate many complex claims on behalf of Louisiana victims. An experienced harbor worker injury lawyer at our New Orleans office will help you obtain the compensation to which you are legally entitled.

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