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Maritime
& Admiralty Law

(Jones Act)

Working on the open sea or inland waterways in inherently dangerous. This danger can end in tragedy if your employer fails to provide adequate equipment or fails to perform regular maintenance.  From loose rigging to unseaworthy vessels, if your company put its interests ahead of your safety, you should seek an experienced attorney to work for you.

Maritime & Admiralty Law Attorneys

When injured while working on a vessel or oil rig, the law provides special remedies for you because of the responsibilities imposed upon you as a seaman. If you are injured while traveling to or from your job or while working on a vessel or an oil rig, let us investigate your claims. 

Seaman have claims pursuant to the Jones Act, a federal statute which creates certain rights and remedies specific to them.  Maritime and Jones Act claims include:

  • Jones Act / Seaman Injuries;

  • Section 905(b) Longshoreman Claims;

  • Oil Rig and Platform Worker Claims; 

  • Barge Workers and Crews;

  • Jack Up Rig Workers and Crews;

  • Supply Boat Workers and Crews; and

  • Offshore Platform Workers.

Workers who are injured on a vessel on a navigable waterway within the scope and course of their job can rely on the Jones Act in order to hold an employer accountable for injuries and resulting damages.

David Greenberg has prosecuted maritime injury cases in both state and federal court representing parties injured while working on both inland waters and in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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