Get Compensation for Your Work Injury
Men and women who perform longshore and harbor work are often in dangerous
circumstances. If they are injured on the job, they may receive benefits
under the Longshoreman & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA).
The LHWCA helps them recover lost wages and medical benefits. However,
with its short filing deadline, there is no time for mistakes when applying
Michael C. Black, offers more than 20 years of experience helping injured longshore and
harbor workers. In addition to your LHWCA benefits, you may be entitled
to other compensation if a defective product or a third party was involved.
We can help you file your claim and seek damages. Please call our office
in Miami at
(305) 964-8792 for a free consultation.
Shoreside Workers Claims
In most circumstances, there is a one-year time limit for filing injury
claims under the LHWCA. That is why it is important to make sure you are
filing the claim correctly. An experienced Miami maritime attorney can
help you include the necessary information and submit the claim on time.
The LHWCA covers many types of harbor workers such as:
- Crane operators
- Ship repairmen
- Ship builders
- Forklift operators
Typical injuries caused by longshore and harbor worker accidents include:
Neck and back injuries, brain injuries, broken bones, arm and shoulder
injuries, repetitive stress injuries and
There Is No Time To Waste
If you suffered a longshore injury, it is a good idea to contact a maritime
lawyer as soon as possible. For a free consultation to discuss your claim,
please call us at
(305) 964-8792 or send us an
e-mail. We represent workers in Florida and across the country.