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Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers are proud to offer our legal expertise to anyone hurt in the maritime, oil, and gas industries, as well as other offshore occupations. Accidents that happen in these industries lead to complex injury cases, especially if someone is catastrophically injured. When you are reeling from the aftermath of your accident, the last thing you will want to do is complicate your life by trying to file a claim against a stubborn insurance company.
Leave your offshore accident claim up to our attorneys instead. We are here to help people work through difficult cases, just like yours, and just how we have been for more than 20 years. Our passion is to secure the most compensation possible for our clients because it’s the right thing to do.
Industries that deal with offshore work are often considered among the most dangerous by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). However, working in a dangerous industry does not guarantee that you will be in an accident. Instead, negligence can be found at the root of most offshore accidents. Through an intensive investigation, we can try to determine whose negligence caused your accident, so we are validated in bringing a claim against them.
Offshore accidents and injuries can vary greatly, such as:
Part of the reason why offshore accident cases can be so complex is the unique laws that surround them. Being hurt on the water is legally different than being hurt elsewhere due to these laws. Our Alexandria offshore accident lawyers fully understand the many nuances to laws that could impact your case and how to use them to your advantage if possible.
To name only a few legal wrinkles that could affect your case: