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905 (b) Claims

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), along with most workers’ compensation programs, prohibits injured workers from suing their employers for tort compensation. One of our strengths at Doyle Trial Lawyers is in the determined pursuit of 33 US Code §905(b) claims against parties responsible for injuries. These are called “905(b)” or “third-party” claims. […]
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What does the LHWCA Provide?

The heavy machinery and sophisticated equipment associated with many marine jobs creates risk for injury and in some cases even death. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act aims to provide medical care for workers to help them recover from their injuries and financial compensation to ease the loss of work. The combination of the […]
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