Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Injuries

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Suffering an injury while on the job can put you in an unenviable position. It is only natural to feel concerned about your health, financial stability and future employment. These sentiments add unnecessary stress to an already difficult situation. Knowing you have a dedicated attorney tending to your case can make this easier to manage.

Complex laws govern the protection of continental United States employees. San Diego-based attorney Jeffrey Winter will help you understand how these laws apply to your injury claim, allowing you to focus on recovery. He takes an individualized and strategic approach to each situation to aggressively pursue the best possible outcome for his clients.

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Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA)

Established in 1953, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act is a federal law that establishes the United States government’s title and jurisdiction over underwater lands. Points three miles off the coast of any individual state establish the area of authority.

Employees that work on offshore facilities qualify for federal longshore and harbor worker compensation if they suffer an injury while working on the outer continental shelf. Examples of employees who may receive benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Oil rig workers
  • Maintenance staff
  • Roustabouts
  • Offshore platforms
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Jeffrey Winter is one of the few attorneys who will accept these types of cases due to the rather small payouts and general issues with insurance carriers.

Put your future in the hands of an experienced professional who has your best interest in mind. Contact Jeffrey Winter Law at 619-235-9737 to request a free case evaluation. Consultations are available at his San Diego office or elsewhere depending on your unique situation.

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