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Category: On The Job Injury

Popcorn Lung Award

February 19, 2015

$2.6 Million Verdict Delivered in Chemical Worker’s “Popcorn Lung” Lawsuit

Victims of “popcorn lung” exposed to the chemical diacetyl on the job may be entitled to financial compensation for their occupational illness.

A California jury has awarded $2.6 million in damages to a man who suffered a serious respiratory disorder known…

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Do I Have a Jones Act or Workers’ Compensation Claim?

July 30, 2013

Do I Have a Jones Act or Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Maritime workers injured on the job may be entitled to significantly more compensation via a Jones Act claim, when compared to a workers’ compensation claim.

Maritime workers face a particularly high risk of being injured on the job, which is why…

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Jones Act

July 30, 2013

Jones Act

Under the Jones Act, workers injured while working aboard a vessel at sea may be entitled to a substantially higher amount of compensation than those who file a workers’ compensation claim. Contact an experienced Jones Act attorney today to discuss your legal options.

The Jones Act is part of…

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Longshoreman Injuries

July 30, 2013

Injured maritime workers who are not considered seamen may be entitled to financial compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. If you have been injured on the job, contact a workplace injury attorney immediately.

Longshoreman or harbor workers who suffer injuries while under maritime employment may be entitled…

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Jones Act Claims

July 30, 2013

Jones Act Claims

Maritime workers who are injured at sea may be entitled to life-saving compensation by filing a Jones Act claim. If you believe you may be eligible for benefits under the Jones Act, contact a Jones Act attorney today.

The Jones Act is part of the Merchant Marine Act…

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Falling Materials

July 30, 2013

Construction workers are put at risk of injury from falling objects anytime they are beneath an area in which work is being conducted. Unfortunately, the injuries resulting from falling materials can range from minor lacerations to broken bones, blindness and possibly even death. Unfortunately, not even a hard hat…

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Construction Elevator Accidents

July 30, 2013

Many of us depend on elevators and escalators to help us reach higher levels in our buildings at work and at home, and few of us take into consideration the tragic consequences that can result from elevator accidents. Unfortunately, elevator and escalator accidents are not uncommon, resulting in about…

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