File With The US Department of Labor
Generally, you need to file a Claim Form with the US Department of Labor. Either an LS-201 and/or LS-203.
Be sure to serve (mail a copy with a proof of service) to the employer/ carrier.
“Ill tell you what the public likes more than anything. It’s the rarest commodity in the world- honesty”- Merle Haggard
The Best thing you can do for you and your family while dealing with your Longshore Act Injury, is to always tell the truth. No matter what. Your case depends on your honesty. If a judge suspects you are not being honest , then your case will be thrown out.
I have seen it many times in court. Trust me. Do not start a little white lie. Just be honest with your attorney and honest about your injury, and you will be better off.
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