Maritime Accidents

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Houston Maritime Injury Attorneys

We Are an Experienced Team of Offshore Accident Lawyers

If you or a loved one has been injured in a maritime accident or while working offshore, we want to help you collect the compensation you deserve. Act now to protect your legal rights.

  • Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • Hundreds of Cases Won in Excess of $1 Billion
  • Help With All Types of Maritime and Offshore Injuries
  • A Track Record of Success
  • No Fee Unless We Win!

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Who Our Houston Maritime Injury Lawyers Represent

Our maritime injury attorneys at Morrow & Sheppard represent clients and families affected by all types of accidents and injuries. These include tanker and ship injuries, offshore injuries on drilling rigs and platforms, and boating accidents on everything from tugboats to barges to pleasure craft. Many of these cases are covered by the Jones Act, Longshore Act, General Maritime Law, or the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA).

Some of the specific types of offshore workers we represent include:

  • Drilling rig workers
  • Workers onboard vessels at sea
  • Platform workers
  • Harbor workers

  • Barge, crew boat, and tugboat workers

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Common injuries that occur offshore or on the high seas:

  • Slips and falls
  • Basket transfer injuries
  • Collisions with rig floor equipment
  • Crane and hoisting equipment injuries
  • Dropped objects
  • Equipment pinches and severed limbs
  • Explosions and fires
  • Falls from height
  • Broken bones
  • Helicopter crashes
  • Lifting injuries

Common causes of accidents that can occur offshore or on the high seas:

  • Negligence and gross negligence
  • Failure to follow company safety procedures
  • Failure to follow industry regulations
  • Lack of training of employees
  • Lack of supervision of employees
  • Lack of information given to employees
  • Defective equipment and machinery
  • Rushing the work

No Fee Unless We Win

At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, we understand the hardships injured offshore workers or victims and their loved ones face as they try to heal and make sense of their accident. That’s why we work on a contingency-fee basis, which means no fee unless we win your case. Our fee is a percentage of the verdict or settlement we obtain for you.

About Maritime Injury Claims

Seeking compensation for a maritime injury is not like pursuing other personal injury or workers’ compensation claims. There are special laws that apply and there are many other unique factors that require the involvement of an experienced Houston maritime injury attorney.

At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, a substantial portion of our practice focuses on representing injured offshore workers and their families. To put experience on your side, contact us for a free, confidential case evaluation today!

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Houston Maritime Law Attorney

Nick Morrow and John D. Sheppard are experienced Houston maritime injury lawyers who are committed to helping injured workers and their families secure maximum compensation for their losses. If you have been injured or lost a loved one, we will stand up for your rights and take on the big companies that are responsible. We will fight to make sure you receive top dollar. To schedule a free consultation about your claim, call our law offices at (800) 489-2216 today.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

These guys were there when I needed help and advisement..Don’t waste your money or time going elsewhere..thank you Nick and thank you to Chris also..great peopleread more
Steven Kemp
Steven K.
14:43 05 Jan 19
Nick Morrow and John Sheppard are the best. I was paralyzed in a work injury. Several other lawyers turned down my case. Morrow & Sheppard hired expensive experts, took dozens of depositions, and proved my case. I saw them in court against a team of defense lawyers, and the defense lawyers didn’t stand a chance. Morrow & Sheppard took my case all the way when nobody else would. Now my family is set up for life. Throughout the process, they kept me updated and made me feel like I was more than a number. I still talk to Nick to this day. Morrow & Sheppard exceeded my expectations in every way, and I cannot recommend them enough. If you are injured at work, call Morrow & Sheppard.read more
jeff holloway
jeff H.
23:20 17 Oct 18
I have known him since he was big enough to shoot some hoops in his front yard.
Kathryn Sweet
Kathryn S.
00:44 11 Aug 18
Thomas D Howarth
Thomas D H.
21:46 09 Jan 17
Professional, attentive, and friendly. What more could you ask for?
Courtney Simon
Courtney S.
17:08 30 May 16
Gabriel Kaim
Gabriel K.
12:05 28 Jul 15
John Sheppard and Nick Morrow were two of the brightest stars in my law school class and my class of lawyers at Fulbright & Jaworski, one of the most elite and prestigious law firms in Houston and Texas. I have known both of them for well over a decade now and throughout that time they have both always lived up to the highest standards of intellect, tenacity, and professionalism. They are both winners. If you need a Houston lawyer who will stand up for your rights and get you the justice you deserve, I wholeheartedly recommend Morrow & Sheppard. read more
Holt Lackey
Holt L.
20:39 17 Jul 15
John Sheppard, with Morrow & Sheppard LLP, is brilliant. On more than one occasion, he successfully represented various affiliated companies I was part of. John is very diligent, thorough and fights hard for righteousness. There were numerous times that he helped us through extremely difficult moments. John is very professional, responsive and respectful. I highly endorse Morrow and Sheppard LLP for legal representation and/or legal assistance needs. read more
Don Knight
Don K.
21:19 15 Jul 15
My experience with John, at Morrow and Sheppard, during my company’s litigation was better than I could have imagined (considering the circumstances of being involved in litigation). What stood out to me the most, was John’s tenacity in preparation. I later realized this came from two places, one he didn’t want to lose and two (and most importantly) he CARED so much about me getting justice. I cannot stress this enough, when you are dealing with a lawyer that truly cares, then all of the other stresses I had around the case seemed to go away. I was always kept up to date with what was going on in our case, and he always made it very clear he was just an email or call away! In addition to these attributes, he also knows the law and is willing to fight for what is right! It would be tough to find another lawyer that is as highly effective, skilled, knowledgeable, ethical and has such an impeccable reputation (which is well deserved). I would recommend Morrow and Sheppard to anyone seeking out a law firm, in the event they needed counsel.read more
Brian R
Brian R
16:04 14 Jul 15
Nick and John are a great team. They are both honest, trustworthy and have a tenacious work ethic on behalf of their clients. They stand behind these qualities, having left partnerships at great law firms to commit 100% to achieving results for individuals and businesses. They will fight for you and I'm proud to call them clients and friends.read more
Jim Bell
Jim B.
13:58 13 Jul 15
John and Nick are outstanding lawyers. They are both extremely sharp, skilled, hard-working, and passionate about what they do. I would highly recommend either of them to anyone looking for high-level service that also happens to be affordable.read more
Will Moore
Will M.
22:08 10 Jul 15
Morrow & Sheppard LLP is an outstanding law firm. I have known Nick Morrow for many years. He is honest, hardworking, and very attentive to his clients. I could not recommend him enough for your legal needs. read more
Caroline Bean
Caroline B.
21:25 23 Jun 15
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Cheyanne Powers L.
03:15 12 Apr 15
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Brittanie Len M.
18:26 11 Apr 15
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Jim B.
16:47 11 Apr 15
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Kirby J.
14:55 11 Apr 15
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