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What is a Unscheduled Disability under the Longshore Act?

San Diego Long Shore Act Attorney- Bill Lawyer

“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S. I want it straight up, with no double talk. I figure do also. I always use plain English, with no sugarcoating no B.S lawyer talk, and no double talk- just old fashioned, unsweetened, unvarnished truth-just the way that I would want it.” -Bill Turley



If you are an injured Longshoreman, you have rights to be protected under the Longshore Act. The first thing after you are injured is that you should always tell the truth. Nothing is more important than your credibility with the judge and your lawyer. No matter what type of injury or how you were injured, you should never sugarcoat or exaggerate anything. 

The best thing you can do before you go to court is research as much information as you can about your Jones Act Case. I have handled these types of cases since the 1980's. I have gained valuable and helpful knowledge these cases. Order my Free book, Win Your Injury Case: The Ultimate No B.S. Guide To Avoiding Insurance Company Tricks That Ruin Your Case [ Even before you hire a lawyer] It is full of useful and helpful information on how to handle your Jones Act Case from beginning to end.

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Advocate for You Against the Longshore Insurance Company

The way the Longshore Act system is set up is the company doctor will disagree with your doctor over needed medical treatment and disability. This is when you need a seasoned lawyer taking on the insurance company.

Bill Turley has been practicing law for over 25 years. He knows who the best doctors so you can receive the benefits to which you are entitled. He knows the very good doctors who have treated their patients with respect and with attention to their medical condition.



We Are Committed To Helping You in Four Ways

1. Confident and helpful counsel to help you get the best medical treatment possible.

2. Fight to help you get all the Longshore Act benefits you are entitled to under the law.

3. A lawyer that will help you get the opportunity to recover from your injuries so that you can get your life back.

4. A seasoned third party work injury analysis to help you maximize your recovery.

Getting the fair compensation you deserve under LHWCA laws almost always requires the help of an experienced Longshore Act attorney. Our job is to apply the law to the facts of your case, stop the insurance company from getting away with their shenanigans and fight for you every step of the way to make sure you get every dime you are entitled to under Longshore Act work injury law.



Good Employees Get Seriously Injured

Just because you were injured doesn't mean you were at fault. Just because you got hurt doesn't mean you did anything wrong. The Longshore system is a no-fault system. Meaning, you get benefits even if your injury was entirely your own fault. Fault doesn't matter in a workers compensation claim unless you have a third party civil case. You can obtain much more money in a third party case because you are able to collect many damages in a civil case than a workers compensation case.

Our third party work injury lawyers will perform a careful analysis on your case in order to discover every possible avenue of recovery for you.

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What is an Unscheduled Injury under the Longshore Act?

Every injury that is not a scheduled injury - is a unscheduled injury under the Longshore Act.

Here are examples of unscheduled injures under the Longshore Act:

     internal injuries
     brain damage


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Click here for free information: Scheduled injuries under the Longshore Act.

Click here for free information: How to determine permanent disability for a Unscheduled Injury under the LHWCA.

Click here for free information: How to determine permanent disability for a Scheduled Injury under the LHWCA.


When Injury Changes or Ends Your Career

Longshore Act claims are complex and often rife with emotion. Your ability to make a living may be jeopardized and your injuries severe enough that you may never be able to return to work you have done before the injury.

At The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC we attend to every detail and meet every deadline related to your Longshore Act claim. The job of our attorneys is to handle all the legal aspects of your claim while you focus on recovery.

If you have suffered a Maritime injury, don't delay in contacting an attorney. Many injured Longshore and Harbor Workers think that they can handle Longshore Act matters on their own. For them, it is often an issue of cost. What they do not realize is that an experienced lawyer can advocate for them throughout the entire process to maximize their chances of getting all of the benefits they deserve, not just some of them.


You Heal - We'll Work For You

The LHWCA lawyers at The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC have helped their clients and their clients families recover maximum money damages. Our goal for over 25 years is to provide the very best legal representation to clients.

While you are recovering from your injuries, we will work for you. To help you recover medically, monetarily, and emotionally. We will be with you from the beginning of your case to the end. We will be with you all the way.


Offering Clients Peace of Mind

When you are seriously injured in a workplace accident, you need to know your attorneys are doing everything they possibly can to get you the best medical treatment and current benefits. You need to know that your legal rights are being vigorously protected. You need to sleep at night knowing you have the best lawyer for your case. We can give you that kind of peace of mind. What lawyer you select makes all the difference in whether you prevail in your work injury case. We have been helping workers and their families since the 1980's. We put the client first. Always.

Our Longshore Act firm has been effectively handling Longshore Act and work injury cases of all types since the late 1980's by putting the client first.

A Guide For You and Your Family

At The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC we can guide you through the complex Longshore legal process. This will allow you the time that is necessary to heal and get better. We will work hard to make sure you do not become a victim a second time by settling for less compensation than what you are rightfully due under the law. Contact us today so we can start helping you.


Experienced Legal Help Following Your Longshore Injury

If you need to talk about a Longshore injury, or how to get Longshore Act benefits, call the Longshore Act lawyers at The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC at 619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617. or contact us here at this website. The initial consultation is no cost to you.

William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”

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