Harbor Worker Accident & Injury Lawyer
Gulf Coast Maritime Lawyers Helping You Get Compensation
Harbor workers are workers who perform maritime activities in or near harbors. There are many different types of harbor workers, such as shipbuilders, ship breakers, and ship mechanics. The job of a harbor worker tends to be physically grueling, which explains why accidents and injuries are a common occurrence in this type of occupation. Injuries can seriously impact a harbor worker’s life and ability to earn a living, either temporarily or permanently. In the worst cases, the injuries may be so severe that they cause death. If you or a loved one have suffered as a result of being involved in a harbor worker accident, contact one of our experienced and successful harbor worker accident and injury lawyers, today!
A few examples of common harbor workers accidents include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dredge accidents
- Accidents involving machinery or equipment
- Injuries from falling items
- Crane accidents
- Scaffolding accidents
- Explosions or fires
- Chiksan pipe accidents
- Exposure to harmful chemicals
- Maritime explosions and fires
- Drowning / near-drowning
- Injuries from repetitive motion
- Oil rig accidents
- Injuries from heavy lifting
- Derrick accidents
- Drill rig accidents
Fortunately, harbor workers have certain protections under the law that allow them to seek compensation for their on-the-job injuries. Maritime injury attorneys at Daspit Law Firm can help you file a Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA) claim, which could help you cover your medical care, wage loss, and vocational rehabilitation services. We can also seek compensation under the LHWCA for your family if you lost a loved in a work-related harbor accident.
Personalized Legal Support anywhere in the Gulf Coast
At Daspit Law Firm, you will get to work with your harbor work accident and injury attorney directly from start to finish. We are not one of those law firms that simply passes you off to a junior attorney. In order to better serve you, we have weekend and evening appointments available. We can even visit you in the hospital or at your home if you are unable to travel to us. Our firm serves injured harbor workers in the Gulf Coast.
Contact Daspit Law Firm today at (346) 888-2410 and request your free case evaluation!