Offshore Supply Boat Injuries
Offshore Supply Boat Crewmen's Right to Compensation For Injuries
Crewmen injured on offshore supply vessels or crew vessels are protected by Federal Maritime Law. The Jones Act and the General Maritime Law govern injuries by crewmen on offshore supply vessels and crew vessels. Your employer and the vessel owner owe you a safe place to work and a seaworthy vessel. If you have been injured through negligence or unseaworthiness, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. Damages include compensation for past and future wage loss, lost earning capacity, physical and mental pain and suffering, medical expenses, and loss of enjoyment of life. In almost all cases, your employer must pay all of your medical expenses associated with the injury. You have the right to choose your own doctor.
In serious injury and accident cases, the insurance company and their claims adjuster immediately begin to defend against your claim. No matter how it may seem, the marine insurance adjuster assigned to your claim is not your friend. They are working for the insurance company and trying to limit the amount of money that will be paid as a result of your injury. Shouldn’t you have an experienced maritime lawyer on your side to represent your interest?
The maritime lawyers at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP are dedicated and committed to representing injured crewmen’s rights under maritime law. They are one of the most experienced maritime injury law firms in the Nation. They understand how accidents happen aboard ships, and know how those accident could have been prevented. They have compassion for their clients, and understand how permanent injuries can impact you the rest of your life.
Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP has been successfully representing injured seamen across the Country for the past 20 years. They have handled thousands of Jones Act injury claims, and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. They work hard to get you a fair settlement that will compensate you for your injuries. If the insurance company doesn’t make a fair offer of settlement, they will be ready to take your case to Court. The firm’s lawyers are skilled and experienced. If a lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP tells you that he thinks you have a good case, that opinion is based upon years of experience and success.
If you want to protect your rights to fair compensation, or you don’t feel your claim is being handled fairly, contact a maritime lawyer at Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP for a free initial consultation.
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