Jonathan H. Poznansky, Attorney at Law

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Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act coverage

For New Yorkers who work on or near the water, they may have concerns about whether they will receive compensation if they are injured on the job. This was a wide-ranging problem before the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act came into effect. Many workers might not be aware of how this law protects them. Understanding what the law says and who is covered by it is imperative when seeking benefits. It can also help to have legal advice immediately after the injury has occurred.

Help with Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act

In Staten Island and throughout New York, workers understand the importance of workers' compensation benefits. These benefits can provide them with medical care and payments to cover lost income after they have suffered a work-related injury. Often, however, people are unaware that there are specific laws to address certain occupations and help them with their needs with workers' compensation. Once such law is the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. People in this industry must be aware of their rights and know how to get the benefits they are entitled to.

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