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Probate Administration

For decades we have assisted our clients and their family members with the transitions created by the death of a love one.  Probate is the legal process that takes place after the death of an individual. A deceased person’s estate is ‘testate’ if that person had a valid Last Will and Testament. If a person …

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Asbestos Related Illness

Asbestos use began in the late 19th and early 20th century especially in the construction and shipbuilding industries because it was an excellent fire retardant and has high electrical resistance. In the era of steam-propelled warships, asbestos was the common insulating material used to cover pipes, pieces of machinery and in boiler spaces. It was …

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Longshore and Harbor Worker Injuries

The Injured Workers’ Legal Center has a long tradition in the representation of injured shipyard workers, primarily from Maine’s largest Shipyard employer, Bath Iron Works, in cases arising under the Longshore Act. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act is a Federal law administered by the United States Department of Labor. The Longshore Act covers …

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Social Security Disability Insurance

The Injured Worker’s Legal Center has decades of combined experience helping Mainers obtain disability benefits under the Social Security Disability system. Many people pay into the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program by working eligible jobs during their career. In order to qualify for SSDI benefits, a person must have worked in jobs covered by …

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