Galveston, TX asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Texas

Q: I was injured offshore in work-related accident. What's the maximum amount of maintenance I can get, and how soon?

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Tim Akpinar

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  • Maritime Law Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: In general, reputable employers will take steps to arrange for maintenance payments soon after a preliminary investigation is able to verify the facts of an accident/injury. Maintenance is generally paid until the employee reaches maximum medical improvement. Some court decisions use similar terms for the milestone, such as “maximum recovery.”

Tim Akpinar

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