Cases involving maritime law differ from ordinary state principles that apply to accidents that occur on land. If you are injured in an accident that occurred on a seafaring vessel (military or commercial) or other offshore setting such as working on a dock or offshore oil platform, it is vitally important that you hire a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in maritime law.Some of the most common injuries suffered by victims in maritime cases include:
- Burn injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Head injury
- Neck injuries
- Spinal fusion
- Back injuries
- Broken bones
Our maritime lawyers have an in-depth understanding of admiralty law including The Jones Act, the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act, and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. This allows our attorneys to give you the best possible representation in handling claims in both state and federal court.
Over the years we have successfully represented a wide range of injured maritime workers including deckhands, tankermen, pilots, engineers, oilers, drilling crew members aboard jack-ups and semisubmersibles, Navy divers and welders on pipeline barges and more. Whether you are a blue-water seaman, a brown-water seaman or a dock-based worker, there are special rights and claims that may apply to your case. Our experienced maritime attorneys can help ensure that you receive the best possible legal representation to recover all of the damages that you deserve.
Our law firm is dedicated to helping the victims of maritime accidents maintain their lives after they suffer a serious injury or other tragic event. Once we accept your case, we will provide you with financial support for vital medical care – and we can also help you find a physician, if needed. In addition, we provide counseling, support and guidance throughout your case. And just as importantly, we will handle all aspects of dealing with insurance companies, filing your legal claim and litigating your case from start to finish. You can rest assured that we will be here to help you throughout the entire legal process as we work toward obtaining the full value of your claim.