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Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA)

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) is an extension of the federal law Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. It extends the coverage of the law to employees who work on offshore platforms on the Outer Continental Shelf. It includes workers on oil rigs and platforms, harbor workers, longshoremen, and more.

The OCSLA was enacted in 1953. Since then, offshore workers have been receiving medical benefits and even death benefits for their families. It is best that you talk to a lawyer if you think you or a family member qualifies for OCSLA. You can be compensated through OCSLA even if you are at fault. It does not matter. It was meant to be inclusive.

  • If you’re uncertain as to whether you’re covered by OCSLA, contact us so our Louisiana injury attorneys at Workers’ Compensation LLC can assist you with this and explain more about Louisiana Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities Acts.
  • Our workers’ compensation attorneys will help you handle OCSLA claims.
  • Our trusted Louisiana workers’ compensation law firm will ensure you meet the OCSLA requirements to get the benefits you need.
  • Our workers’ compensation attorneys in Metairie and throughout Louisiana will make sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions about your benefits.

Talk to a lawyer immediately

Discuss with us your circumstances. We will see if you can avail OCSLA. We will help you with your claims. Workers’ Compensation LLC has handled many OCSLA cases already. We know how to handle it. There are certain requisites you need to comply. We will educate you on this matter.

If you qualify, we will file your claim. Contact us today at 504-608-6776. Time is of the essence when asserting your rights to benefits. Not everyone gets granted. You have to properly establish your entitlements. We, at Workers’ Compensation LLC, are here to help you out. You can also visit us at these locations Metairie, Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Monroe and Amite City.

 

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