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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Answers to Your Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Questions

My Best Advice

The Best thing you can do for you and your family while dealing with your Longshore Case, 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.

My Second Best Advice

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 that will teach you what to do and not what to do when handling your Longshore Act Case.  Do your research folks, and you will succeed in court.


Longshore Act

If you've been injured in a Longshore Act accident, you should do what countless of other injured LHWCA workers do each month and visit the Internet's best resource for researching Longshore Act and maritime injuries. Our website is packed with hundreds of pages of useful information and is updated daily.

Our website provides answers to your questions about Longshore Act law.

Get FREE answers to your Longshore questions   through our website - BEFORE talking to the adjuster, filling out any forms, or signing away your legal rights. We include information on dealing with LHWCA adjusters, company doctors, returning to work, recorded statements, hiring the best Longshore Act lawyer, third party cases, employer traps, getting the LHWCA benefits which you are entitled under Longshore Act Injury Law and much more.


Use This Website Research Your Longshore Case


This website provides information to injured Longshore Act workers and their families. Our goal is to level the playing field between seriously injured maritime workers and insurance companies. We expose the tricks, traps, and techniques they use to cheat injured people out of their legal rights. Our San Diego Longshore Lawyers / Oakland Longshore Attorneys provide you with vital information so you can make informed decisions regarding your California Longshore Act Case.

Longshore Act Attorney- Bill Turley


Examples of some of the Longshore topics we cover: 


14 Essential Tips For Longshore Act Claims "A MUST READ" for seriously injured Longshore workers. If you only read one web page on the Longshore Act - This should be it.

Do I Really Need a Longshore Act Attorney?

Calculating Average Weekly Wage (what determines your weekly compensation rate)

Getting Proper Medical Treatment

Calculating Scheduled Permanent Disability 

Unscheduled Permanent Disability

Should I Give a Recorded Statement or Written Statement to the Longshore Insurance Company?

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Our Personal Approach:


Our lawyers and staff offer a personal approach to winning your case. We know what a serious injury or death can mean to you and your family. As a client, we want to know how your accident has affected your life. We will discuss all aspects of your case with you, advise you of your options and involve you in the decision making process. Helping you through this difficult time is our commitment. We are always available to answer your questions and will always keep you informed. We will do everything to ensure that you receive the highest compensation for your injuries.


Advocate for You Against the Insurance Company


The way the Longshore 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 how to battle the insurance company so you can receive the benefits to which you are entitled.


Committed to Protecting Your Rights


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.


We Protect You When You Are Hurt


We know how difficult it can be for an injured crew member 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.


When Ends No Longer Meet, We Can Help


Most people, including the majority of our clients, work extremely hard to provide for their families and to ensure their financial well-being. A sudden injury or a progressive, disabling condition can undermine the financial security of an individual or family, making it difficult to make ends meet.


At The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC we combine compassion toward our clients with exceptional experience and knowledge to secure the Longshore Act benefits they need. When life gets challenging, take comfort that we are there to help.


Client-Oriented, Results-Driven


Our law firm is respected for the thoroughness of our work and for the results we achieve for Longshore and Harbor Workers. Please contact us to learn whether we may be able to assist you with your Longshore case.


State-Wide Practice


We represent clients in San Diego County, throughout California and the entire state. Injured Longshore workers across California ask us to represent them. We represent Longshore workers injured from Oakland to Stockton to Los Angeles to Port Hueneme to San Diego.



When A Longshore  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.


Quick Longshore Injury Checklist:


Are you concerned that your injury will affect your job?

Are you concerned about maintaining your good credit?

Are you concerned you need better medical care?

Are you unsure of what's happening in your case?

Do you just need to ask a couple of questions?

​If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, call us now at 866-705-4617

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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