What Can (and Can’t) Your Employer Do When You File a Jones Act Claim?

Jones Act Oct 31, 2023

When you file a claim under the Jones Act, it is important to know what you should expect (and what you shouldn’t expect) from your employer. Unfortunately, while employers have clear obligations under the law, they don’t always meet these obligations in good faith. As a result, you need to be very careful to protect your legal rights, and this starts with putting an experienced Houston Jones Act lawyer on your side.


7 Reasons to Hire a Texas Maritime Lawyer After an Injury on the Job

Maritime Law Oct 24, 2023

Whether you work in the Gulf of Mexico or on Texas’s coastal or inland waters, there is always a risk that you will get injured on the job. Working on the water is dangerous—and this is especially true when companies don’t prioritize their workers’ safety. If you’ve been injured on the job, you will want to speak with a Texas maritime lawyer as soon as possible.


What Do You Need to Know Before Filing a Jones Act Claim?

Jones Act Oct 17, 2023

If you work on the water and have been injured on the job, you may have a claim under the Jones Act. The Jones Act provides injured seamen with the right to financial compensation for job-related injuries in most cases. If you have a claim, what do you need to know before you file? Find out from an experienced Texas Jones Act lawyer.


How to File a Claim When You Break a Bone Working Offshore

Offshore Injuries Sep 15, 2023

Broken bones are painful injuries. They are also expensive injuries that can leave injured workers struggling to pay their bills while they rest and recover. Fortunately, offshore workers are entitled to financial compensation for their broken bones in many cases. If you suffered a broken bone while working offshore, you can hire a Texas offshore accident lawyer to help you seek financial compensation at no out-of-pocket cost.


Offshore Accidents During Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: What Are Injured Workers’ Rights?

Offshore Injuries Aug 31, 2023

It’s hurricane season in the Gulf of Mexico and Southeast Texas. While working offshore is dangerous under any conditions, it is especially dangerous when high winds and heavy rains rapidly approach jack-up rigs and vessels operating well out of sight of land. Unfortunately, many companies give their employees little choice but to go out in these conditions, putting their safety—and potentially their lives—in jeopardy.


10 Important Facts for Injured Oil Rig Workers in Texas

Oil Rig Injuries Aug 17, 2023

Working on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico can be extremely dangerous. Whether you are a derrick operator, wellhead pumper or roustabout—or you have any other job on an offshore oil rig—you face a variety of safety risks on a daily basis. Offshore injuries are common, and if you have questions about hiring a Texas oil rig injury attorney, you are not alone.


What Are Your Legal Rights After a Tugboat Accident?

Jones Act Jul 31, 2023

From collisions with other vessels to accidents on high seas, tugboat captains and crew members face several risks on a day-to-day basis. In many cases, these risks lead to serious injuries. If you have been injured on a tugboat, you have clear legal rights, and you will want to hire an experienced lawyer to help you fight for the financial compensation you deserve.


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