Stevedores & Dock Workers Injury Attorney in Savannah, GA
Your Advocates Following a Maritime Workplace Accident
If you’ve sustained an on-the-job injury and aren’t sure how
to proceed, contact our Savannah stevedore workers’ compensation
lawyer. We are dedicated to helping injured dock workers understand their
rights and secure the benefits they need to recover from an accident.
Submit your information
on our website or call
770.661.0091 to schedule a free initial case evaluation.
How to Recover Compensation for an On-the-Job Injury
Dock worker injury claims follow a similar process to standard workers’
compensation procedures, but qualified employees can receive specialized
benefits through the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation
In the aftermath of a workplace accident, your health should be your main
focus. A dock injury can be severe, and in some cases could render the
victim permanently disabled or with long-term complications. Some of these
injuries could leave an employee unable to work for a very long time.
A maritime accident can result in:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) — mild, moderate, or severe
- First-, second-, or third-degree burns
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis
- Disease caused by toxic exposure
Once you are safe and get the medical care you need, report the injury
to your employer. For assistance throughout the workers’ compensation
claims process, contact Herbert Chestnut & Associates.
Our Savannah Stevedore Workers’ Comp Lawyer Can Help
Navigating the workers’ compensation process following an on-the-job
injury can be complex, and very overwhelming. At Herbert Chestnut &
Associates, our goal is to alleviate some of the stress a workplace accident
can cause so you can recover as soon as possible — physically and
Know your rights as an injured dock worker. Schedule a consultation with
us through our
contact form or by calling
770.661.0091. Our consultations are cost and obligation-free.