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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Shipyard Injuries & Getting The Compensation YOU and YOUR Family Deserves

"If you are a seriously injured Shipyard Worker - you need to know the facts of life. We give it too you straight. No sugar added. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth." America's Leading Shipyard Lawyer - Bill Turley 

Longshore Shipyard Lawyer Ship Injury Attorney

My Best Advice

When it comes to Longshore Act Cases, nothing is more important than telling the truth. Nothing is more important than your credibility. You need to be up front and honest about every detail about your case. Do not exaggerate the fine print. If a judge suspects your not being truthful, then they will dismiss your case. Always be honest. Always tell the truth.

My Second Best Advice

Do your research on Longshore Act Cases and 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 helpful and useful information when it comes to your Longshore Act Case.

Shipyard Workers and Ship Repair Workers

You don’t need us telling you how dangerous it is to work in a shipyard. You see the grave danger faced by working day to day in a shipyard.  Truth be told, most shipyard workers suffer some type of injury during their career.  If you are a seriously injured shipyard worker or ship repair worker - you need to know your rights.  We suggest you do as hundreds of maritime workers do every month - use our website to help win your Longshore case.

Who Is Covered Under the Longshore Act?

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act covers injuries that occur during maritime employment on navigable waters of the United States. Maritime employment includes almost everyone that works in a shipyard or in the ship repair industry.  Shipyard workers and ship repair workers are called Harbor Workers under the Longshore Act. As such, if you are injured, your case is covered under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Types of work covered under the LHWCA:

    * Shipyard workers
    * Welders
    * Crane operators
    * Dock construction workers
    * Forklift Operators
    * Mechanics
    * Ship repairers
    * Workers disassembling ships
    * Painters
    * Shipwrights
    * Waysman
    * Ironworkers
    * Carpenters
    * Machinists
    * Shipfitters
    * Linesman
    * Laborers
    * Pipefitters
    * Electricians
    * Sheet Metal Mechanics
    * Machinists
    * Marine Machinists
    * Pipe Welders
    * Crane Tenders

Recearch Your Shipyard Accident Case

This is the most comprehensive Shipyard Accident website. Use our website to help you win  you case.  Longshore/ Shipyard Accident Research   Essential Tips To Help You Win

Nation Wide Shipyard Practice 

We are asked by injured Shipyard workers across the United States  to represent them. We have a nation wide practice. We represent injured Shipyard workers that live across America.  We can help you and your family too.

We are based in San Diego, California.  This is a benefit to you.  Few Longshore lawyers have been handling LHWCA (read: Longshore)  cases longer than us.  Bill Turley has been handling Longshore Act cases since 1987.  Because San Diego has the largest shipyard on the west coast with thousands of shipyard workers and San Diego has Longshoreman,  Bill has gained valuable experience with these cases. That experience helps him win Longshore cases.  Let The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC put their experience to work for you.

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619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617

Years of Experience Representing Shipyard Workers on Your Side

We have been representing shipyard workers and ship repair workers since 1987.  We know shipyard accidents and how to help seriously injured shipyard workers and their families get the medical treatment and money compensation they deserve.

When the other side has a lawyer, you need one, too.  Too often, injured workers are out-lawyered by the insurance company.  The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC attorneys go toe to toe with the big insurance company lawyers.  We will do will do all we can to ensure that you collect the benefits to which you are due. The thousands of cases we have won have given us the best experience possible to handle your case in the most effective way possible.

We know the in’s and out’s of gathering medical evidence, filing well-documented claims, and appearing at hearings. We know how to protect you from insurance company attempts to poke holes in your case, and we know how to handle all types of hearings and appeals before the Office of Administrative Law Judges.

Win By Being Right

We win by being right. We insist on what is fair, and always follow through with our commitments. Our clients count on us to be responsive to their needs and concerns.

America’s Leading Shipyard Attorneys

San Diego Office

7428 Trade St.
San Diego, California 92121
619-234-2833

Oakland Office

1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 858-2822

San Francisco Office

275 Battery St. Suite 1300
San Francisco, California, 94111
866-705-4617

Los Angeles Office

3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1801
Los Angeles, California 90010
866-705-4617

Shipyard Injuries & Getting The Compensation YOU and YOUR family deserves

We understand that you and your family’s future is riding on the outcome of your Shipyard accident case.  We protect your rights.

Call us at 619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617.

Why trust us?  This is what others say about us:

Awarded Super Lawyer 2011 - 2017

Highest Rated Longshore/ Maritime Lawyer by Avvo.com

Invited to Speak on the Longshore Act at 2011 Maritime Personal Injury Seminar

New York Times Top Lawyer 

Elected President of the Consumer Attorneys

Disclaimer: Please understand these discussions and/or examples are not legal advice. All legal situations are different. This testimonial, endorsement and/or discussion does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter, your particular case/ situation and/or this particular case/ situation. Thanks, Bill Turley

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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