If you have begun a new career in fields that involve offshore oil platforms, boats, cargo ships, along docks, at sea terminals, or river ways, you should probably do a little research on the longshore and harbor workers compensation act. Maritime claims generally refer to claims made by employees in this job arena.
Longshore and harbor workers compensation act and DBA work similarly to a state workers compensation law. However, there is not financial compensation for pain and suffering. It only gives its injured workers lifetime medical care for that specific work related injury or illness, and wage compensation. Just like with any workers compen