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If you are an injured seaman, you have rights to be protected under the Longshore Jones 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.
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Longshore Act: Basic Eligibility Requirements:
There are four basic requirements for you to be entitled to medical benefits under the Longshore Act. The condition requiring medical treatment, services, or appliances must be:
(1) causally related, at least in part, to
(2) an accidental injury or exposure to injurious conditions
(3) in the course of covered employment
(4) at a covered location.
Sounds simple. It's not that way when you aren't getting the benefits you deserve under the LHWCA.
Free Choice Physician LHWCA
Under the LHWCA/ Longshore Act an injured employee has a free choice of physician. The Employee must request authorization from the employer/ carrier to be treated by his/her free choice physician.
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We are committed to protecting your legal rights. We understand that you and your family's future is can be riding on the outcome of your case. We fight hard to protect your rights to maximum financial compensation and needed health care.
We are passionate about helping injured Longshoreman and Harbor Workers. We treats our clients with respect, dignity. We fight hard for you - to get what you are entitled to under the law. The best doctors. We monitor your medical treatment to help ensure that you get the best medical care possible.
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We know how difficult it can be for an injured Longshore and Harbor Worker and their family after they have suffered a serious vessel injury. Contact us to get the help you need and can trust to make it through this difficult time.
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