Maritime injuries can be absolutely devastating for offshore workers, with lost wages and mounting medical costs making it very difficult to care for themselves or their loved ones. If you were injured at sea or onboard a ship or vessel, we urge you to contact a New Orleans offshore injury lawyer from The Voorhies Law Firm.
Located in New Orleans, a major port city, our legal team has a firm grasp of the maritime laws that govern the navigable waters. In the past 3 years alone, we have recovered tens of millions in damages for our personal injury clients.
Our attorneys are dedicated to representing injured seaman, harbor workers, longshoremen, offshore workers, and many others who have been injured in maritime accidents. If you or someone you love has been injured in an offshore accident, you need aggressive legal representation and advocates who will protect your rights.
To pursue maximum financial compensation and get the resources you need to care for yourself and your family, contact our firm today.
Whether you are a harbor worker or an offshore worker in Louisiana, you have legal rights under maritime law. The Jones Act, otherwise known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, is a federal statute that allows offshore injured sailors to recover compensation from their employers in cases of negligence. If your accident and injury were caused by careless behavior from the shipowner, the captain, or even fellow crew members, you may be entitled to compensation.
Contact The Voorhies Law Firm to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our New Orleans experienced attorneys.
If you were injured offshore, we can evaluate the merits of your case in a free consultation.
The most common offshore accidents we see at our firm include:
Working offshore aboard ships and oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and other navigable waters is inherently dangerous work and maritime workers know to anticipate and prevent certain offshore accidents. Even with your best safety efforts, however, you cannot always prevent accidents from occurring aboard ships and offshore platforms.
We are experienced in maritime law and represent workers in New Orleans & Louisiana who have been injured in offshore accidents. We have recovered tens of millions in the past few years, and we can help you too.