If You Were Injured On A Ship At Sea You Need A Special Injury Lawyer
Injuries at sea whether you are injured as a seamen or on a cruise ship as a passenger you need a special type of injury lawyer. These are called maritime or admiralty injury lawyers. They help workers injured at sea under the Jones Act and passengers injured on a cruise. Any injury at sea is governed by Maritime Injury Law.
How Does A Maritime Lawyer Help Injured Seamen?
Maritime law or Admiralty law are laws that govern accidents and injuries that happen to workers and Passengers on or near the water. Jones Act and General Maritime Law covers and workers on navigable waters and passengers on a cruise ship.
Jones Act laws helps seamen injured on or near the water. Jones act allows compensation in several different ways. You can request “maintenance and cure”. You can file a claim for”unseaworthiness”, or you can file a claim under the Jones Act claiming that your employer was negligent. Our Maritime lawyers are experienced in claims for all three remedies. If you were injured while working at sea you must file a claim under the Jones Act.
What Can A Cruise Ship Passenger Do?
A cruise ship passenger must get a maritime injury lawyer. All cruise ship injuries are governed by maritime injury law:
Cruise Ship Injuries & Accidents Our Attorneys Cover
- Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accidents,
- Cruise Trip and Fall Accidents,
- Cruise Gangway Accidents,
- Cruise Ship Tender Boat Accidents,
- Cruise Ship Automatic Door Accidents,
- Cruise Ship Rape and Sexual Assaults,
- Cruise Ship Child Molestation,
- Ship Assault and Battery,
- Cruise Ship Shore Excursion
- Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice
- Cruise ship slip and fall
- Cruise ship food poisoning
- Cruise ship burn injury
- Trip and fall over inadequately marked areas
- Other accidents and injuries
Contact us for any injury at sea.
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