Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Defense
In addition to South Carolina and Georgia state workers' compensation practices Luzuriaga Mims also handles concurrent jurisdiction claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Luzuriaga Mims attorneys routinely handle Longshore claims in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina. Additionally, Luzuriaga Mims attorneys have been called upon to handle claims throughout the east and gulf coast states.
The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act was enacted in 1927 to give waterfront employees a uniform workers' compensation scheme for workers injured on the navigable waters of the United States, or in other adjoining areas. The attorneys at Luzuriaga Mims have over 70 years of combined experience litigating claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
Luzuriaga Mims attorneys handle all facets of claims from the initial reporting and investigation of an accident, through discovery and trial, and any necessary appellate proceedings. Luzuriaga Mims partner, Elizabeth B. Luzuriaga, also mediates Longshore claims throughout the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) Sixth Compensation District and Virginia. If you have questions regarding the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, contact the attorneys at Luzuriaga Mims.