Longshore workers who are injured while servicing ships in harbors and ports often mistakenly believe they have a Jones Act claim. Typically, these injured longshoreman are actually eligible for compensation under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA).
If you have been injured, the LHWCA can help you recover financial compensation, medical treatments and other benefits. At Ogletree, Abbott, Clay & Reed, L.L.P., we work closely with injured harbor workers to make sure they meet all deadlines and receive the full compensation they are entitled to.
Injured? Call 713-223-1234 or toll free 800-JONESACT for a free, no-obligation consultation with our Houston longshore worker injury attorneys.
Full Service Representation For Injured Longshoreman
Our firm's reach does not end at Houston's harbor or the border of Texas. We represent injury victims throughout the United States and across the globe. Our attorneys combine for more than 70 years of experience, including representing injured:
- Crane operators
- Ship builders
- Forklift operators
- Ship repairmen
Texas Harbor Worker Attorneys
The time to act is now if an injury is preventing you from working. To make sure you meet all applicable deadlines for filing your claim, contact us today for a free consultation with a lawyer.