Are you a vessel worker who has been injured while loading, unloading, repairing or building the vessel?

Then, you may be able to recover under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act is a federal statute that provides injured Longshore workers with medical and compensation benefits. The Longshore Act includes injuries that occur on:

  • wharfs
  • piers
  • docks
  • marine ways
  • shipping terminals

Contact our Pennsylvania maritime lawyers to discuss your rights.

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View the entire Longshore and Harborworkers Compensation Act.

The Moschetta Law Firm, P.C. is a Washington, Pennsylvania law office who asserts the rights of injured offshore workers by filing Longshore claims. Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the compensation you can receive depends on the type of injury you have sustained.

If you have suffered any injury while working in any way on a vessel contact the Moschetta Law Firm to see if you can recover financial compensation.

Over 50 years combined experience

The Moschetta Law Firm has represented dock workers, stevedores, platform workers, ship builders, ship repair workers, and various other longshoremen across the country. At Moschetta Law Firm, we understand the emotional, mental and financial anguish which can result from a maritime injury. Our maritime lawyers are committed to helping you to recover monetary damages. We take every step necessary to protect your rights and help you recover compensation-from filing the initial claim to asserting your rights through litigation and negotiation.

It is important to note that if you receive Longshore benefits, it does not prohibit you from filing a lawsuit against a third party whose negligence may have contributed to your injuries. We can help you to pursue a lawsuit to recover compensation for full damages, including lost wages and pain and suffering.

Under the Longshore Act, your employer must pay all attorneys’ fees incurred while attempting to collect Longshore benefits. Therefore, you have nothing to lose.  So, what are you waiting for. Contact The Moschetta Law Firm, where an experienced maritime injury attorney will help you learn more.

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