Maritime Personal Injury

If you've been injured at sea or on the water while working for your employer, you may have to file a claim under the Jones Act and general maritime l ... read more
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Major Changes to Maritime Law on the Horizon?
  The Gulf oil spill is spurring Congress to change several maritime laws Under the current laws, injured workers and families of those killed at sea have limited legal remedies Proposed changes significantly increase the amount of money damages they may recover Help make sure the changes take place ... Read more

When You've Been Injured at Sea
If you've been injured at sea or on the water while working for your employer, you may have to file a claim under the Jones Act and general maritime law to be paid for your injuries. Unlike injuries on land, most injuries at sea or on the water aren't covered by state workers' compensation laws, unless ... Read more

Admiralty Injury: Selecting a Good Lawyer
Admiralty and maritime laws are unique, so you'll want a lawyer who specializes in this area if you have a maritime injury or claim. A great place to start your search for a lawyer is right here at lawyers.com. You can do a free search to come up with a list of lawyers by using the Find A Lawyer search ... Read more

Meeting with a Maritime Injury Lawyer
Meeting with a lawyer the first time can be a little nerve racking. Relax, the lawyer is going to help you out, you are going to learn about your options and you may even start to sleep easier not having to worry about what you are going to do next. Also keep these things in mind to improve the experience: ... Read more

Recovering under the Jones Act
Working at sea can be a dangerous job. The ocean is a powerful and unpredicted force of nature. Many workers suffer injuries on ships and oil rigs operating complicated machinery while braving these waters. What can a maritime worker do if he's injured while working at sea? What about the families of ... Read more

Negligence in Common Types of Boating Accidents

New Jersey offers an array of boating activities to be enjoyed throughout the summer. Residents can take advantage of 127 miles of coast, as well as inland lakes and tributaries. However, with boating ... Read more

Finding a Dedicated Offshore Injury Lawyer

Corban, Gunn & Van Cleave has been serving Mississippi and Gulf Coast residents for more than 80 years. As a knowledgeable and experienced team of offshore injury lawyers, our firm ... Read more

How Maritime Laws Help Injured Oil Rig Workers

New Orleans maritime lawyers Working on oil rigs and other offshore platforms out in the Gulf of Mexico can be extremely dangerous.  The daily work is rife with accidents, from minor slips and fa ... Read more

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