If you’ve been injured while working in the commercial maritime industry, you may have many questions:
- How do I apply for financial compensation?
- What types of benefits can I recover?
- Can I sue my employer if my injury was their fault?
- What if my work vessel was unsafe for use?
- Should I talk to a lawyer?
We can help answer your questions after an offshore or maritime work injury. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Our maritime lawyers can help maritime workers in all states recover financial compensation after an injury.
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Millions of Americans depend on various maritime trades to make a living, take care of their families, and contribute to the local and national economy. These workers are usually able to live comfortably in the middle class, but there are some risks associated with this type of work. All over the country, maritime and offshore workers suffer serious injuries every day.
When a maritime workers gets injured on the job, there are always financial consequences. You may require extensive medical care and be forced to miss long periods of work. This is why it’s important to seek the financial compensation you’re entitled to after your injury. Depending on your work duties, you may be eligible for compensation under the Jones Act or other maritime laws.
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States With Frequent Maritime Worker Injuries
We frequently see claims from a variety of states with maritime settings on oceans, lakes, and rivers. Some states with significant numbers of maritime workers include:
- New York
- New Jersey
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- New Hampshire
If you’d like to discuss your options and begin seeking the full compensation you deserve, contact our maritime lawyers today for a free consultation.