You may be able to secure longshore & harbor workers’ comp if you’re hurt at work in a job like these:
Anyone working around piers, docks, wharves, and port terminals may be covered.
Longshore workers’ comp generally treats your job injury more favorably than state-based workers’ comp. The process of getting this financial assistance isn’t always easy, though.
The program is run by the U.S. Department of Labor. You’ll be assigned a claims examiner to review your case. You may need to argue for benefits during an informal conference with the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) and/or during a formal hearing before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ).
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Benefits under maritime injury workers’ compensation include:
As a maritime worker, you could get a higher level of benefits than a worker injured under state workers’ comp.
Typical workers’ comp claims have limits that don’t apply under longshore & harbor workers’ comp.
But, in both cases, workers’ comp insurance companies can put up barriers to keep you from getting the full value of the benefits you’re owed.
They may deny or delay your payments. They may try to get a statement from you that damages your claim. They may seek outside opinions about whether your injury qualifies you for benefits.
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