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We Work Hard For North Charleston's Port Workers

Along the beach here in South Carolina, we enjoy many of the perks of living by the sea. Our maritime environment employs a wide variety of seamen, longshoremen, operators and agents who are dedicated to keeping our port open for business. So, when one of them is injured in an accident or gets sick on the job, their recovery becomes important to us all.

What Are Some Types Of Port Charleston Work Injuries?

At Riesen DuRant LLC, we care about keeping our Charleston port workers healthy and working. Our experienced lawyers will work closely with you to help recover compensation and benefits from employers' insurance companies after a maritime injury. Some of the more common types of accidents and port injuries include:

How We Can Help: Maritime, Longshoremen And Port Injuries

Some maritime laws are written specifically to address the needs of longshoremen and port workers injured while conducting maritime work, so it is important to consult with a knowledgeable attorney about whether you are entitled to help with daily living and/or medical costs. If you work at a port, either in the water or on a boat or a ship and you have been injured on the job, we may be able to help.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act is a federal law that is meant to protect anyone injured or made sick while on the job as a maritime worker. Lost wages, medical expenses and other damages may be recovered under this law. The Jones Act provides benefits for injured seamen. Depending on your type of employment at the time of your accident, our attorneys may be able to help you recover expenses for your injuries under either of these two laws.

A Free Consultation Can Make A Big Impact

When you call us, you get more than a free consultation. We will listen and help you strategize the best approach to seeking help with recovering from your injury or accident. Call us at our Mount Pleasant office: 843-800-2473. Or, email us directly to get the conversation started today. Our office is only a mile from the Wando Welch Terminal off Long Point Road.