Offshore & Maritime Lawyer in Houston, TX

Morrow & Sheppard LLP provides experienced legal representation for injured maritime workers and other victims injured offshore or on the high seas.

Many offshore and maritime workers face grueling and dangerous working conditions on a daily basis. If this describes your workday, we appreciate all that you do.

Offshore personnel, ship and tanker crews, and the thousands of other maritime workers out there play a critical role in the economies of Texas, Louisiana, and the other United States.  You put your lives on the line so that we can have low-cost food, fuel, and consumer goods.  Your service ensures our national security, and you are entitled to special protection when you get injured.

At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, we help injured offshore and maritime workers seek financial compensation for their work-related injuries. We also represent families who have lost loved ones working offshore. While the law protects you, many employers make it exceedingly difficult for workers and their families to secure just compensation.

When you hire us, we will fight tirelessly to win the compensation you deserve. To learn more about Morrow & Sheppard and what we can do for you, please call our Houston office today through our toll free number (800) 489-2216, or message us online.

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Who We Represent

Our offshore & maritime lawyers represent individuals and families affected by all types of maritime accidents and injuries. These include tanker and ship injuries, offshore injuries on drilling rigs and platforms, and boating injuries 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 workers we represent include:

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Cases We Handle

With significant experience representing offshore and maritime workers, we handle virtually all types of cases under the Jones Act, the Longshore Act, the OCSLA and other applicable state and maritime laws. If you have been injured or lost a loved one, we can help you fight for just compensation. We regularly handle cases involving:

  • 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
  • Helicopter crashes
  • Lifting injuries
  • Slips and falls

In addition to injury cases, we also represent victims of occupational illnesses. This includes representation for victims of:

  • Exposure to toxic fumes and chemicals
  • Illness and disease

About Offshore and Maritime Injury Claims

Seeking compensation for an offshore injury is not like pursuing any other type of personal injury or workers’ compensation claim. There are special laws that apply, and there are many other unique factors that require the involvement of an experienced injury and maritime lawyer.

At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, a substantial portion of our practice focuses on representing injured maritime workers and their families. To put experience on your side, contact us today. for answers to some of the most common maritime and offshore questions, please visit our Learn About your Case section.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Maritime Lawyer at Morrow & Sheppard LLP

Nick Morrow and John D. Sheppard are experienced Houston maritime 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 fighting to make sure you receive as little as possible.

To schedule a free consultation about your claim, call our law offices at (800) 489-2216 or tell us your story online today.

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