The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act is a federal workers’ compensation law that gives benefits to specific maritime workers and civilian employees on military bases across the nation. The LHWCA covers longshoremen, harbor employees, and any other employees that … Continue reading
Maritime Accidents Archives
Maritime workers deal with dangerous situations and circumstances every day while they’re working. They are exposed to deadly toxins, gases, and other harmful substances frequently. As a result of this, many career maritime workers suffer from various occupational diseases and … Continue reading
Individuals who work in the maritime industry have dangerous jobs. In fact, according to the CDC, workers at marine terminals have higher fatality and injury rates than other workers. From 2011 to 2016, maritime workers were five times more likely … Continue reading
When we think of oil rig drilling accidents and injuries, most of us naturally think of injuries and accidents occurring on offshore oil rig drilling; however, onshore oil rig drilling accidents and injuries are just as serious as many of the … Continue reading
Our Houston Oil Rig Accident Lawyers Explain the Common Causes Oil industry workers have some of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. However, it is important to remember that workers are not necessarily responsible for accidents that occur … Continue reading
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