Understanding the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act and Your Rights

It is important to understand your rights under the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (LHWCA). The Ray Firm, LLC can provide legal guidance to help you understand your rights and receive compensation. In this blog post, we discuss the key aspects of the LHWCA and the importance of your rights in the face of workplace injuries. Contact us today to learn more!


Comprehensive Coverage Under LHWCA

The LHWCA provides broad coverage for workers hurt at sea and other related occupations. Understanding the breadth of coverage ensures that individuals in various maritime roles are aware of their entitlements.


Filing a Timely and Accurate Claim

Understanding filing deadlines and documentation is essential to secure your benefits through the LHWCA. Our team of attorneys helps to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed correctly and on time, promoting a smoother and more expedited compensation process.


Knowing Your Entitlements and Benefits

Medical benefits, compensation for lost wages, vocational rehabilitation, and disability benefits are some of the benefits offered through the LHWCA. Understanding your entitlements under the law is crucial for making informed decisions about your future.


Legal Advocacy in the Face of Disputes

Disputes may arise during the compensation process, whether regarding the extent of injuries, the level of benefits, or other contentious issues. The experienced attorneys at The Ray Firm advocate on your behalf, negotiate with insurance companies, represent you in hearings, and, if necessary, appeal decisions. This expertise ensures your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

The Ray Firm, LLC is here to serve as your ally, guiding you through the complexities of the LHWCA. We are dedicated to safeguarding your rights and helping you receive the compensation you deserve. Take the first step and request your free consultation today!

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