Maritime Law


Whether you are an injured longshoreman, harbor worker, Jones Act seaman or damaged business, we have the experience necessary to get the results you deserve.

Often referred to as admiralty law, maritime law is a body of U.S. laws and regulations that govern offshore activities in navigable waters or in the open sea. Activities that are traditionally governed by maritime law include carriage of goods, marine salvaging, injuries to passengers / workers, and more. Perhaps one of the most important aspects of maritime injury law is the rights that it affords to offshore workers who have suffered injury or illness during the course of their work—including the right to recover just compensation from a seaman’s employer under the Jones Act.

Protecting the Victims of Maritime Injuries

For those who have been involved in a maritime accident or who have otherwise suffered an offshore injury, we encourage you to contact our maritime injury attorneys in Lake Charles, LA as soon as possible. PA-maritime3Throughout the years, Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South has successfully recovered more than $1 Billion in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

To take the first step in your case, do not hesitate to contact us online or call 337-439-0707 or 800-259-1005 for a free consultation.

 

 

We handle all types of maritime accident case:

  • Jack-up rig, oil platform injuries
  • Tanker and cargo ship accidents
  • Tugboat and barge longshoreman injuries
  • Commercial fishing and charter boat accidents

 

Maritime and seamen workers are afforded special rights under federal law.  Most poignant is the ability to sue their employer or the ship’s owner for negligence under the Jones Act.

Our maritime attorneys will explore all possible benefits provided by your employer for compensation for your injuries, lost wages and medical care.  And when appropriate, such is the case when permanent disability arises, execute a personal injury lawsuit for pain and suffering and compensation for loss of future earnings.

We’ve helped longshore and maritime workers ensure their family’s future is not compromised by the negligence of oil industry giants.  Consultations are free of charge, call to speak with an attorney experienced in Jones Act lawsuits today (337) 439-0707 or toll-free at (800) 259-1005.

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