If you or a loved one has suffered an accident, injury, or a work related illness, while working on the docks in the Port of Long Beach, or the Port of Los Angeles, or another California port, our experienced lawyers are here to help you get the Longshoreman’s Workers Compensation benefits that you deserve.
The Law Office of Cantrell Green is a group of highly qualified and experienced workers’ compensation attorneys who have obtained millions of dollars in longshoremen workers’ compensation benefits for hundreds of injured and disabled clients, including dock workers and ship builders. Call today. We can help.
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California Longshore Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
If you were working on the docks in California, including the Port of Long Beach or the Port of Los Angeles, and you experienced an on the job injury, you are entitled to special benefits through the Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.
Our lawyers have been working with, and fighting for the rights of, injured longshore workers, dock workers & harbor workers in Long Beach, Los Angeles and Southern California for over 30 years.
Who Can Receive Longshoreman Workers Compensation Benefits?
You are covered under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act if you were injured while employed in one of the following occupations:
- fork lift operators & crane operators
- platform builders & repair worker
- ship builders & ship repairers
- other type of dock worker
- other type of shipyard workers
There are additional types of job classifications that fall under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, including:
- NAFI (Non Appropriate Fund Instrumentalities Act ) – Civilian employees working on US Military Bases
- DBA (Defense Base Act) – Civilian employees of US Government Contractors working overseas(This includes rebuilding missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.)
- Outer Continental Shelf Act – Various types of workers employed on fixed platforms outside of state territorial waters
What Longshoreman Workers Compensation Benefits Can Dock & Harbor Workers Get?
Your longshore injury may entitle you to receive medical benefits, lost wages and loss of future earnings capacity, vocational rehabilitation and in some cases death benefits. Because several thousand dollars in compensation are at stake, it is important that you choose a lawyer to handle your claim who understands the longshoreman act, and the complexity of the unique job you were doing when injured.
Trust the highly experienced lawyers at Cantrell Green to handle your longshore workers compensation case. We offer a free consultation with an experienced Longshore lawyer so you understand your rights.
Employer May Pay Your Fees in Longshore Workers Comp Cases
Under the Longshore Act, your employer may be required to pay attorneys fees and costs incurred while attempting to collect longshore benefits. Therefore, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by consulting the experienced lawyers at the Southern California Law Firm of Cantrell Green. We will handle your longshoreman’s workers’ comp case with the individualized care and aggressive representation that ensures you receive the maximum benefits that you deserve.
Our Longshore Lawyers Get the Maximum Workers Comp Benefits
If you have been made disabled while working as a longshoreman, dock worker, or ship builder or repairer in Orange County, the greater Los Angeles area or anywhere in Southern California, we offer a free consultation with an experienced California Longshore lawyer to help you understand your rights and obtain the maximum workers’ compensation or disability benefits that you deserve. Call us today to protect your benefits.
Free Longshore Workers’ Compensation Consultation: 562-622-4800
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