Boats, ships, oil rigs and other vessels are difficult and dangerous places to work. Accidents happen, leaving injured seamen looking for answers. At Ogletree, Abbott, Clay & Reed, L.L.P., our experienced attorneys understand the complexities of these claims, and have the resources to achieve successful outcomes for workers who have been injured at sea. We represent clients in Texas, nationwide and around the globe.
From lending money to our clients during a case to being available at all times to answer questions, our Houston Jones Act claim attorneys will do everything to make sure you are taken care of. Call 713-223-1234 or toll free 1-800-JONESACT for a free, no-obligation consultation.
Important Jones Act Information
If you are a seamen who has been injured aboard a vessel, it is important to understand your right to compensation under the Jones Act, which includes compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and more.
To learn more about the Jones Act, we encourage you to view the following:
- Jones Act summary
- Newer Jones Act statutes
- Older Jones Act statutes
- Maintenance and cure
- Jones Act or workers' comp?
Whether you were injured out on deck, in the galley or the engine room, you could be eligible for compensation under the Jones Act. Before assuming you can only seek workers' compensation or longshoreman's compensation, it is in your interest to confirm whether you are covered by the Jones Act.
Texas Work Injury Attorneys
We are nationally recognized Jones Act lawyers. In fact, two of our partners — Bill Ogletree and William C. Abbott — literally wrote a book on the Jones Act. For the knowledgeable advice and effective representation you need, contact us today. We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions in a free, confidential compensation.