San Diego Longshore Claims Lawyers Who Can Fight for You
Injured while working at a shipyard in San Diego? We can help.
San Diego’s international port welcomes ships from around the world, making this shipyard one of the busiest cargo facilities in the country. Unfortunately, injuries and accidents sometimes occur at the Port of San Diego. When they involve people working in the port, building ships or involved in ship repair, their rights are protected by the laws covering longshoremen and other dock workers.
San Diego longshore claims lawyers Robert A. McLaughlin and Denise Sanchez know how the system works. That’s because our lawyers have been working in the San Diego area for more than 30 years. All that experience combined with their drive to succeed sets McLaughlin & Sanchez apart. That’s why it’s critical that you contact us as soon as possible after your shipyard injury or accident.
How can a San Diego longshore claims lawyer help me?
Different rules and regulations govern workplace accidents that happen on docks and commercial shipyards. Specifically, the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), a federal law, lays out the rules and regulations for compensating dock workers and others involved in shipbuilding and repair injured on the job.
Our San Diego longshore claims attorneys know all LHWCA rules and regulations. That’s why our law firm has such a strong track record of success in San Diego. As your lawyer, we can help you:
- Demand the financial compensation you deserve for medical care
- Apply for two-thirds of your average weekly wages while you’re recovering
- Deal directly with the self-insured employer or authorized insurance company responsible for compensating you
- Demand to see the doctor you want to treat your workplace injury or illness
- Request vocational benefits if you cannot return to longshore work and need training for a different profession
Reaching a settlement for a longshore claim can be complicated, but we’re here to help. We’re here for you every step of the way. That’s we want to meet with you and explain all your available legal options.
San Diego longshore claims can be complicated. We can help. Contact us today.
Working on the docks as a longshoreman in San Diego can be dangerous. That’s why it’s critical that you receive the support you need and deserve after your accident or injury on the docks in San Diego. There are some very strict deadlines in longshore claims which can impact your case. That’s why you need to talk to San Diego longshore claims attorney. Contact our law firm and schedule your free case review right now.