Failure of employers to properly train seamen can cause serious accidents. It can lead to injury and even death.
In maritime accidents, federal laws allow injured seamen to recover damages. For, example The Jones Act, or The Doctrine of Unseaworthiness. Specifically, The Jones Act protects seamen injured while working on a maritime vessel. Seamen include engineers, deckhands, fishermen, and crew members.
When an injury is due to the negligence of the employer, it is possible to get compensation for any damages. Damages can include pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills.
Our maritime lawyers at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess conduct thorough investigations. To identify the source of liability we develop strong claims with employment records or witness statements. We also consult invaluable industry-leading maritime law experts.
Liability factors can include failure to:
The Personal Injury Attorneys at Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess commit to the successful and full recovery of damages. Families who have tragically lost their loved ones in fatal harbor accidents need our experienced maritime law attorneys to secure their maximum compensation.
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