Long Island's Maritime Lawyer

Long Island is surrounded by water, which means that maritime laws and lawyers are in demand. Accidents on the water are a frequent occasion. If you have suffered an injury in those elements, the laws may differ from the more common workmans compensation laws. That is why it is important to find a quality maritime lawyer. One who understands the the differences and nuances pertained to the seas.

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act

Introduced in 1927, this act covers most dock and maritime employees not covered by the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. A worker under this act is entitled to temporary compensation benefits if he or she needs medical attention. In the early 1970's, this law was adjusted for “landward” coverage as well.

A maritime lawyer on Long Island is vital to the many people who work on the water and get injured on the job. We will ensure you get the workers' compensation you are entitled to receiving. With GB&M, we make filing workers comp claims easy and with us you are sure to get the coverage and insight you deserve.

The lawyers at Gilbert, Blaszcyk & Milburn have years of experience serving clients of various workers compensation claims. If you believe you have a claim, please call us today for a free consultation. You can contact us any one of our offices across Long Island in Patchogue, Riverhead, Melville and Garden City. We are a trusted source for providing you with a quality workers' compensation lawyer and give you the compensation you deserve.