Lawyers handling Jones Act cases, unseaworthy vessel cases, cruise line cases, pleasure boat and other maritime injury and death cases..
The Jones Act is a federal statute enacted in 1920 which allows an injured Jones Act seaman to sue his employer for the negligence of the employer or the seaman's co-employees and not be limited to the inadequate workers' compensation laws.
Caution: For workers injured on fixed platforms the time period for filing a claim may be as short as ONE year
- Jones Act Seaman cases occurring on drilling rigs, production platforms, crewboat and supply vessels and aircraft servicing oil and gas production operations worldwide.
- Jones Act Seaman cases on tugs and towing vessels on the intracoastal waterway and other inland waterways through America.
- Injuries to crew members of ocean-going vessels of all types.
- Injury and death cases involving the
cruise line industry including passengers and
- Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA)
- Private pleasure boat cases from personal water craft (jet ski, ski-doo, etc.) to houseboats, sport fishermen and luxury yachts.
- Unseaworthiness claims
- Collision cases
- Fishing vessel cases