U.S. 5th Circuit Affirms That Tension Leg Platforms (TLP’s) Are Not Vessels

By | Louisiana Law Blog | August 29, 2016
U.S. 5th Circuit Affirms That Tension Leg Platforms (TLP’s) Are Not Vessels

 

Given the significantly better benefits available to an injured worker who qualifies under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”) compared to a state workers’ compensation scheme, attorneys for injured workers are constantly trying to fit their client into the LHWCA to maximize their potential recovery.

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