If you’re hurt working as a seaman on a barge, fishing vessel, tug boat, dredge or another vessel, then you could have the ability to recoup compensation under the federal Jones Act. Generally, the Jones Act applies to work-related injuries on the high seas and navigable waters from the USA. But, factors can complicate these statements and restrict injured employees’ resources of fiscal recovery. Pick a proficient maritime law attorney dedicated to assisting you to secure the complete quantity of reimbursement you’re entitled.
Experienced Jones Act Attorney With a National Focus
In RJ Alexander Law, PLLC, we’ve got over six decades of experience managing maritime claims across the USA. We all know an Assortment of variables can affect whether a person qualifies for reimbursement under the Jones Act, for example:
Where the marine injury happened
Whether the company could be held liable for your harbor Incident
Whether the person injured or killed was functioning as a seaman
We’ll carefully assess your claim to find out whether you’re able to secure compensation via the Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act or some other important maritime law. Contact the company to find out how we could help you optimize your resources of fiscal aid. We provide free consultations.
The federal government permits injured seamen to recoup damages if they could prove their company or co-worker was responsible for inducing the work-related refuge collision. Our attorneys conduct comprehensive investigation to show fault, even if accountability is initially unknown. We create powerful asserts complete with witness statements or job documents to identify sources of accountability. We can even consult maritime law specialists valuable in helping us identify accountability variables, for example:
- Struggling to correctly prepare seamen
- Struggling to employ qualified sanctuary employees
- Failing to maintain appropriate safety gear
- Failing to follow or apply conventional security procedures
- Failing to correctly maintain the boat
RJ Alexander Law, PLLC is dedicated to helping you secure a complete monetary recovery for past and future lost wages, medical costs, pain and discomfort, vocational rehab and lost earning ability. Our maritime law lawyers have extensive experience procuring maximum compensation for households who lost their nearest and dearest in mortal harbor injuries.
Claims filed under the Jones Act could be tremendously complex. Unlike claims chased throughout the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, negligence must be shown before settlement can be procured. We’ve managed hundreds of marine law claims nationally and understand how to maintain your right to the benefits you’re entitled.