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Whenever you’re offshore and on the open sea, safety needs to be the number one priority to help keep everyone safe and sound. When a third party forgets this basic tenant, it can put people in immediate and severe danger.
Morris & Dewett in Fort Worth can help you if someone else’s negligence led to your offshore accident. We have the experience and skills required to handle the most difficult offshore accident cases. Whether you were working offshore for your employer when a disaster struck or if you were on the ocean for a recreational reason, allow us to be the law firm you trust first and foremost to manage your claim or lawsuit.
The main reason why you should hire an offshore accident attorney is that there are so many unique laws dealing with injuries that are suffered when offshore or on the open sea. Understanding these laws can be crucial to the formation and success of your case, but you probably don’t have the time, energy, or resources needed to dive into the legalese. By hiring our Fort Worth offshore injury lawyers, you immediately gain all of our insight and legal knowledge as if it was your own.
Our law firm is well-versed in various laws and regulations dealing with offshore accidents, such as:
Were you working offshore when an accident struck? Filing a claim against your employer will be difficult and put you in an awkward situation. Let us help to make sure you get all the coverage and benefits you need through workers’ compensation, the Jones Act, and/or other avenues.
Oftentimes, employers try to convince their workers that they can’t file a claim after being hurt on the open seas. They might make it seem like it is impossible to file a claim because no laws govern where your accident happened. As we just reviewed earlier on this page, you now know that is not true. Let us take the case against your employer the moment they give you any trouble.