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Maritime Law

How to File Under the LHWCA

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) was created to cover workers’ compensation claims for maritime employees who do not fall under the Jones Act. Essentially, the LHWCA are rules and regulations that cover workers’ compensation for those who are not considered to “directly aid in the function or mission of a sea vessel.” This means harbor workers and other employees who are ...
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News, Wrongful Death
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are currently investigating the passing of a drillship worker early Saturday morning. The fatality occurred aboard the Transocean owned Petrobras 10,000 drillship while in an area of the Gulf named the Walker Ridge 469. The deceased seaman worked as a floorhand for Spencer Ogden, where he assisted in pipe handling ...
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Arnold & Itkin News
Arnold & Itkin recently filed suit on behalf of a young man injured while working aboard a Hornbeck offshore supply vessel. Our client sustained serious injuries to his back and other areas of his body as he performing assigned job duties. After receiving medical treatment, he needed help in seeking fair financial compensation. That’s where Arnold & Itkin came in. Our lawyers have since filed in ...
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