Category: International workers compensation

  • Maritime Workers and the Jones Act

    Maritime Workers and the Jones Act

    Congress passed the Longshore and harbor workers compensation Act(LHWCA) to provide financial relief to longshoremen if they ever get injured on the job. Self insured and authorized employers pay the benefits directly to the injured employee. There are other times when authorized insurance carriers pay the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation benefits too. The benefit […]