Longshore and Harborworkers Compensation Act Defense
These claims involve injuries which occur on or near the waterfront. Mr. Lopez defends Maritime employers whose employees work at or a near shipyards, and their work duties involve maritime work. These claims require knowledge of the factors necessary to identify those employees who may or may not be covered under he Longshore Act. While some employees may fall under the jurisdiction of the Act, a careful review of the facts and circumstances is vital to ensure the best defense of these claims.