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Longshore Act Average Weekly Wage

The offices of Garfinkel Schwartz are located in Maitland, Florida and in Titusville Florida. We represent clients all over the United States as well as the entire world.

You can see the video, “Longshore Act Average Weekly Wage” on the Garfinkel Schwartz YouTube Page.

The insurance company determines based on their exploration at the beginning of the claim what they believe the average weekly wage and the resulting compensation rate should be.

And quite often that occurs early days in the case. And other things may come to light over time. If you’re getting medical benefits or private insurance the amount of that figures into your average weekly wage and comp rate.

They may just not have your full wages if you haven’t worked a full 52 weeks with the employer prior to your accident the wages that you earned prior to your accident may also play a role and may also bring your average weekly wage up.

There are a number of things that we can explore to see whether or not you’re entitled to more money than what you are receiving. There is no guarantee. No one can tell you what they can do for certain. But we will look at your paperwork and find out

We know that these types of injuries and debilitations hurt the entire family and the family should be protected. That’s how we separate ourselves here. We care about you, we care about your family.

The reason that we choose to do things this way is that we have clients for the long term. We’ve had clients here for 15 years who have needed our help for all that time during their debilitations.

Again my name is Brian Wiklendt, I’m a Longshore Act attorney with Garfinkel Schwartz here in Titusville, Florida, very near Port Canaveral serving the interests of people injured on the Space Coast.