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Houston Longshore (LHWCA) Claims Lawyer

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)1 protects shipyard and dock workers who are injured on the job. Covering those who are not protected by the Jones Act, the LHWCA can provide essential compensation in the aftermath of work-related accidents and injuries.

The Houston maritime injury lawyers at the Amaro Law Firm have extensive experience pursuing LHWCA claims on behalf of injured workers. Resourceful and relentless, our attorneys are ready to discuss your situation and explain your rights.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act can protect injured maritime workers, like dock workers, shipbuilders, and others, who aren’t covered by the Jones Act.

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Who Is Covered by the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act?

Various maritime workers are covered by the LHWCA, including (but not limited to):

  • Longshoremen
  • Dock workers
  • Shipbuilders
  • Ship repair technicians
  • Ship demolition workers.


Filing an LHWCA Claim: How the LHWCA Works

Injuries Covered by the LHWCA

How a Lawyer Can Help You with an LHWCA Claim

Compensation for LHWCA Claims

Set Your LHWCA Claim Up for Success: Contact a Houston Maritime & Offshore Injury Lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm