Offshore and maritime workers face grueling and dangerous conditions every day. We appreciate all that you do.
At all levels, from the oil rig roustabout to the captain of a tanker ship, maritime “seamen” protect our national interests. You play a critical role in the economies of Texas, Louisiana, and the other United States. You are entitled to special protection when you get injured.
While the law protects you, many employers make it exceedingly difficult for workers and their families to secure just compensation.
Jones Act lawyers at Morrow & Sheppard LLP help injured offshore and maritime workers and their families seek full compensation for work injuries and wrongful deaths.
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:
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:
In addition to injury cases, we also represent victims of occupational illnesses. This includes representation for victims of:
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.
Nick Morrow and John D. Sheppard are experienced 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.
Don’t let your rights be jeopardized.