A: Under Pennsylvania work accident law, workers are usually prohibited from suing their employers for injuries sustained from an accident at work. Instead, workers can make workers’ compensation claims to receive medical care and wages lost from disability. Click here for more information about what injured workers can recover in a longshore/marine terminal accident in PA or NJ.
However, injured workers can still maintain suits against other, non-employer parties. At marine terminals, docks, and ports, contractors and subcontractors may be liable for the accident. In addition, the port itself may bear liability. These kinds of cases require careful investigation by an experienced work accident lawyer with experience handling marine terminal and port accident cases.
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