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Offshore accidents have surged in recent years, causing more injuries and deaths than ever before (source: BSEE). Tragically, many of these offshore accidents result from negligence during recreational or work activities. When that happens and harms you, you can rely on Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers to help you recover.
Known for providing exceptional counsel and winning representation, our lawyers have more than 20 years of experience handling all types of offshore accident cases. We have the skills, resources, and knowledge to stand up to any opponent inside or outside the courtroom, and we know how to win when it matters most.
No matter what challenges may lie ahead, you can count on us for exceptional counsel and strategic representation. We are here for you, ready to help 24/7.
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Flammable substances — from boating fuel to oil and natural gas drilled offshore — can easily give rise to terrifying explosions and raging fires. In fact, offshore fires and explosions are more likely to occur when events like (but not limited to) the following are at play:
Chemicals, asbestos, and other hazardous substances also pose threats when it comes to offshore injuries and deaths. Depending on the substance, exposures may occur:
Design flaws and failures to maintain equipment can lead to dangerous malfunctions. That can be especially problematic if:
Negligent operation of watercraft and unseaworthy watercraft also cause offshore accidents, injuries, and deaths far too often. Generally, it takes careful investigations to determine the causes of offshore accidents and who’s liable for them.
At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, our offshore accident attorneys are skilled investigators and dedicated advocates who know how to get justice for victims. We can help you navigate the complexities of an offshore accident case, providing 5-star counsel every step of the way.
Cases filed after offshore accidents can vary, depending on whether victims were injured at work and, if so, what type of work they were doing when they got hurt. Additionally, the cause(s) of offshore accidents can impact the available legal remedies.
Generally, however, offshore accident claims can include:
Employers that retaliate against injured workers who exercise their rights to file legal claims can be breaking the law. If a worker is fired, demoted, or blacklisted for filing an injury claim, that worker may have another legal case against the company responsible for the retaliation.
Many employers know the law and will not take illegal action to punish workers who file injury claims. That’s not the case for every employer, of course. So, it’s important to know your rights — and it can be just as critical to work with a lawyer who can help you protect your rights and interests.
Your injuries, the type(s) of claim(s) you file, and other factors can impact the compensation you may be eligible to receive after an offshore accident. When more serious injuries and permanent losses are involved, damage calculations can become quite complex, covering past and future losses, as well as economic and non-economic damages.
Nevertheless, financial recoveries for offshore accident claims can cover damages like (but not limited to):
You don’t have to recover from an accident at sea alone. An offshore accident lawyer at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers is here for you, ready to provide extraordinary representation in the pursuit of justice and compensation.
Skilled at securing the maximum available compensation in the toughest offshore accident cases, we know how to win while providing compassionate, client-focused counsel. That’s why we have a reputation for excellence, integrity, and success — and why you can trust us to help you recover. Discover the difference our team can make in your case and recovery by contacting us today.