Jones Act Attorneys Settle Severe Head Injury Claim for Florida Seaman

MARCH 11, 2012 by Ogletree Abbott

Get Your Claim Started with Jones Act Attorneys

A team of Jones Act attorneys will be by your side through your entire Jones Act claim.  If you have been injured in a maritime accident, you will want the advice and expertise of Jones Act attorneys.  Your attorneys will file your claim for you and take over the communications between you and your employer, ensuring that you get the financial compensation that you deserve.  Do yourself a favor and contact your Jones Act attorneys today to help you get started.

Crane Basket Accident Leads to Jones Act Attorneys

G. Kohli was working as a deckhand aboard a Florida vessel when he suffered a severe maritime injury.  Mr. Kohli was helping to unload a crane onto the barge that he worked aboard, when the crane operator steered the crane basket off course. The basket swung and hit Mr. Kohli over the head.  Mr. Kohli was immediately knocked unconscious and was rushed to the nearest hospital.  Mr. Kohli suffered a severe concussion and traumatic brain injury, which left him unable to return to his previous employment.

Mr. Kohli needed the help of a team of Jones Act attorneys right away but since he was unable to contact them, his family took care of it for him.  The Jones Act attorneys investigated the case and found that the crane that hit Mr. Kohli had been inspected and the operator knew of the defect in the steering that could cause a loss of control.  Mr. Kohli’s employer settled out of court right away after Mr. Kohli’s Jones Act attorneys presented their evidence.  Mr. Kohli was awarded with $3.5 million for his injuries.

Don’t Drop Your Claim – Hire Jones Act Attorneys

If you, or a loved one, have been injured in a maritime accident and your employer was aware of a defect in the equipment, you need the services of experienced Jones Act attorneys right away.  Employers have a way of cutting corners or overwhelming employees so that they end up dropping their Jones Act claims.  Do not let your employer get a hold of you; contact your Jones Act attorneys today to help you with your maritime claim.

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