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Be Weary of Giving an Employer or Insurance Company a Recorded Statement

If you have suffered an injury that occurred while you were working at sea you may need to get legal representation in order to continue communicati...

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Compensation for Injuries Occuring on Board a Ship

If your injury occurs while you are on board a ship you have rights to compensation that is different from other injuries. The Jones Act protects an...

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Cruise Laws and Injury Claims

While many general maritime laws apply to cruise ships, there are also specific cruise laws that are applicable only to the cruise ship industry.  ...

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Cruise Ship or Ferry Injuries

Injuries that occur aboard cruise ships and ferries are often covered by maritime injury laws. While these laws may seem similar to general personal i...

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Deckhand Injury Claim

A deckhand is an important part of a ship’s crew.  A deckhand performs all kinds of manual labor that are vital to the ship’s mission and pote...

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Maritime Injury Claim?

Suffering an on the job injury is serious. It can affect the way you live the rest of your life. An injury can cause permanent disability making it ...

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Injured Offshore and Recieving Unfair Treatment

The company that you have put so many years of service to has now turned their backs on you because you were injured while working. They may be deny...

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Injured at Sea. What Can You Do?

Accidents are never planned and when they happen they may leave you with permanent damage or a disability that makes it almost impossible to work wi...

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Injured at Sea: What to Do

If your job is located on the sea you need to be prepared in case of an injury. An injury can occur at any job but when you get injured while workin...

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Injury Claims for Passengers of Cruise Ships

The idea of a long-awaited vacation on a cruise ship may bring to mind glitzy images of the rich and famous. However, cruise ships are like small ci...

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Jones Act

The Jones Act of 1920 was enacted to grant workers on sea vessels the same rights as workers on land in the US. Essentially, it protects sea workers b...

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Maintenance and Cure

Employers must provide maintenance and cure benefits to a Jones Act seaman who suffers an injury or illness while in the service of the ship.  Many ...

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Maritime Injury Claims

Filing a claim for an injury that occurred aboard a sea or inland waterway vessel brings about some unique laws and statutes that are specific to thes...

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Maritime Injury Tips

Injuries aboard sea going and inland waterway vessels, ships and boats are a risk that workers take as part of their job. However, this does...

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Passenger Ship Injury Claims

There are many types of ocean waves and some of them can cause massive injuries and even death.  Undersea earthquakes, coastal landslides and glaci...

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Ship and Vessel Injury and Maritime Law

Maritime and Admiralty law protects those who are working at sea. When you work for a company out at sea you want to know that you are protected if ...

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Trawl Winch Injury Claim

According to the United States Coast Guard, approximately 20% of injuries on fishing vessels occur because of winches.  Commercial fishing boats u...

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Truth about Offshore Injury Claims

If you work offshore and you receive an injury you will want a lawyer that can handle your case. You want to find a lawyer that is well experienced ...

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What Makes a Successful Offshore Injury Claim?

Many clients ask “will my Jones Act offshore injury case be successful?”   No lawyer telling the truth can ever promise a result.  All we can...

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What to Do if You are Injured Offshore

If you work offshore and you have been injured you may not know what you need to do. You need to seek medical attention immediately in order to mini...

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