Jones Act Attorneys Win Claim for Seaman Left Unable to Work

Posted On: March 9th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Minimize Risk with Skilled Jones Act Attorneys

Maritime accidents can be scary for you and your family, but with the services of reputable Jones Act attorneys by your side, it can be a little easier.  A team of Jones Act attorneys will consult with you regarding your accident and be able to advise you on your situation.  It does not matter if your employer is cooperating or fighting your claim, a team of Jones Act attorneys is essential to ensure that your claim is filed correctly and as soon as possible.  If you do not hire a team of Jones Act attorneys, you are putting your financial compensation at risk.

Fall Down Stairs Leads Seaman to Call Jones Act Attorneys

E. Kraw was working as a fish processor on a fishing vessel when he suffered a maritime injury that left him unable to work.  Mr. Kraw was carrying a large net of fish down the stairs of the fishing vessel, when he slipped, fell and permanently injured his back.  Mr. Kraw needed to be air lifted to the nearest medical facility for help with his severe back injuries.  Mr. Kraw ended up needing three extensive surgeries and was unable to ever return to work as a fish processor.

Mr. Kraw contacted his team of Jones Act attorneys as soon as he could to get the help that he needed.  The attorneys conducted an investigation to see if there was any wrongdoing that caused Mr. Kraw to fall.  The investigation turned up the fact that there was an oil spill on the stairs that was never cleaned up.  Another worker had spilled a large amount of oil from a jug of oil and forgotten to clean it up. The Jones Act attorneys took the case to court and Mr. Kraw was awarded with $1 million.

Jones Act Attorneys are Thorough and Aggressive

If you have suffered a maritime injury as a result of a spill or other negligence, contact your Jones Act attorneys right away.  Your attorneys will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the cause for your accident and resulting injury. They will get you the financial compensation that you deserve.  Do not leave your compensation to chance; contact your Jones Act attorneys right away.

High Seas Accident Leads to Jones Act Attorney

Posted On: March 9th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Let a Jones Act Attorney Take Over for You

If you have been injured in a maritime accident, a Jones Act attorney is your best chance at getting the financial compensation you deserve.  A Jones Act attorney will handle your Jones Act case from beginning to end, taking over all communications with your employer.  When you allow a Jones Act attorney to take over your case, you are allowing yourself to focus on your recovery, while the attorney handles the rest for you.

Jones Act Attorney Helps Experienced Seaman Win Claim

J. Petrosky had been working as a seaman for 17 years before he suffered his first maritime injury.  Mr. Petrosky was ordered to retrieve a mooring line from the high seas.  As Mr. Petrosky was retrieving the line, the rough seas caused him to be tossed around and washed into the pipes of the vessel.  Mr. Petrosky suffered severe back, hip, shoulder and arm injuries that left unable to work for six months.

Mr. Petrosky was quite shocked after his accident and needed a Jones Act attorney to help him file his claim.  The attorney performed the proper investigations immediately to discover the reason why Mr. Petrosky suffered his injuries.  Statements were taken from the seaman and from other workers to discover the root of the accident. The Jones Act attorney was able to find proof of the fact that Mr. Petrosky’s employer forced him to work during the high seas, therefore forcing him to work in unsafe conditions.  Mr. Petrosky’s employer settled out of court with the Jones Act attorney for $1.5 million.

Keep Conditions Safe with a Jones Act Attorney

If you have been forced to work in unsafe working conditions aboard a vessel and have suffered severe injuries as a result, contact your Jones Act attorney right away.  Employers are required to provide a safe working environment that does not put the health or life of the maritime employee at risk.  If your employer has violated your rights for a safe working environment, contact your Jones Act attorney today.

Jones Act Settlements Lawyer Wins Claim for Captain’s Severe Arm Injury

Posted On: March 9th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Ensure Successful Jones Act Settlements with a Lawyer

Maritime accidents can be very confusing, which is why hiring an attorney that specializes in Jones Act settlements is the best way to ensure the success of your claim.  Jones Act settlements attorneys will take over the filing of your claim, as well as any work that comes along with your claim.  Whether your case is open and shut or requires a judge and jury, a Jones Act settlements attorney is your best chance at a successful maritime claim.

Helpful Captain Needs Jones Act Settlements Lawyer

G. Gaspie was the captain of a  New England barge when he suffered a maritime claim. Mr. Gaspie’s crew needed some extra help, so he helped them unload the contents of a crane onto his barge.  While Mr. Gaspie was unloading, he lost his balance and fell onto the barge, suffering compound fractures in his arm.  Mr. Gaspie sought immediate medical attention and he was forced to stay off work as a captain for five months while his arm healed.

Mr. Gaspie contacted his Jones Act settlements attorney right away to help him file his Jones Act claim.  Mr. Gaspie was concerned that his claim would be denied since he was doing a job that he was not required to do.  Mr. Gaspie’s Jones Act settlements attorney investigated the case and determined that Mr. Gaspie fell because the contents that were being unloaded were stacked unevenly.  If the contents were stacked according to procedure, Mr. Gaspie’s accident could have been prevented. The case settled out of court for $975,000.

Call Jones Act Settlements Lawyers after Maritime Accidents

If you have suffered a maritime accident that is a result of improper procedure, contact your Jones Act settlements attorney right away.  A Jones Act settlements attorney will be able to navigate your claim for you, making it a very simple process for you while you focus on your recovery.  If you have been injured, do not wait; contact your Jones Act settlements attorney right away.

Jones Act Claims Lawyer Wins Trawler Accident Claim

Posted On: March 9th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Get What You Deserve from Jones Act Claims

Jones Act claims attorneys work hard to fight for the rights of injured maritime workers.  While working as a maritime workers has its own risks, it can be a rather safe job when the proper precautions and safety measures are followed.  When you do suffer a maritime injury, it can be due to negligence or unfair working conditions, which entitles you to financial compensation.  When you hire the services of a Jones Act claims attorney you can ensure that you will get the financial compensation that you deserve.

Severe Head Injuries Require Jones Act Claims

H. Rodger suffered such severe injuries in a maritime accident that he was unable to ever return to work.  Mr. Rodger was working aboard a Louisiana factory trawler when he fell through the deck on the factory trawler.  Mr. Rodger suffered traumatic brain injury, as well as a seizure disorder from his fall.  Mr. Rodger’s family contacted a Jones Act claims attorney right away to help them navigate their way through a Jones Act claim for Mr. Rodger.

The investigations into Mr. Rodger’s accident showed that the poor design of the deck grating was what caused Mr. Rodger’s accident.  The Jones Act claims attorney found that there was no record of any inspections ever being performed on the fishing vessel.  Had proper inspections been completed, it would have been discovered that the deck was poorly designed and was at risk for a serious accident.  Mr. Rodger’s Jones Act claims attorney was able to get him awarded with $2.5 million for his injuries.

Win Jones Act Claims with Skilled Attorneys

If you, or a loved one, have experienced traumatic brain injury or other serious injuries as a result of a maritime accident, contact your Jones Act claims attorney right away.  A Jones Act claims attorney will be able to handle your Jones Act claim for you, allowing you to focus on your recovery.  Do not leave your compensation to chance; contact your Jones Act claims attorney right away.

Jones Act Attorneys Settle Case of Falling Drum Barrel Injury

Posted On: March 9th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Jones Act Attorneys Stand by Their Clients

When you suffer a maritime injury, it can be a scary time, which is why you need the services of Jones Act attorneys by your side.  Any type of injury, regardless of its severity, is scary.  If you have to add the stress of a Jones Act claim on top of your recovery, it could hinder your recovery, causing you to lose even more income.  Utilize the services of Jones Act attorneys to help you navigate the system and get what you deserve.  Jones Act attorneys will be by your side every step of the way, seeing your claim through to the end.

Texas Worker Injures Back and Seeks Help from Jones Act Attorneys

M. Avera was working as a crane operator on a Texas offshore drilling rig when he suffered a severe injury that required the services of his Jones Act attorneys.  While Mr. Avera was working, a 55-gallon drum fell from a pallet and immediately struck him directly in the back.  The 55-gallon drum left him with severe injuries in his lower back and his knees.  Mr. Avera’s injuries required extensive surgeries and extensive time off work.

Mr. Avera contacted his Jones Act attorneys right away to help him navigate his way through his Jones Act claim.  The attorneys uncovered the fact that the 55-gallon drum fell off the pallet because the pallets were not properly stacked in order to ensure the safety of the workers.  Mr. Avera’s injuries could have been prevented if the proper stacking procedures had been followed.  Mr. Avera’s Jones Act attorneys were able to secure a settlement of $750,000 for lost wages and medical expenses.

Get Immediate Assistance from Jones Act Attorneys

If you have suffered a serious injury as a result of equipment or any other material falling on you while you are working as a maritime worker, then you need the services of experienced Jones Act attorneys.  Working conditions for maritime workers are supposed to be safe, with every precaution in place for your protection.  When procedures are not properly followed, you are at risk for a serious accident.  Contact your Jones Act attorneys right away to get the assistance you require.

Jones Act Attorney Wins Leaky Hose Claim for Texas Seaman

Posted On: March 8th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Hire a Jones Act Attorney Right Away

When you are injured in a maritime accident, hire a Jones Act attorney right away.  Your employer might or might not cooperate in your Jones Act claim, which is why hiring a Jones Act attorney is essential.  Even if your employer seems cooperative, they might try to cut corners, sacrificing some of the compensation that you are entitled to receive.  A Jones Act attorney will make sure that your employer does not cut corners and that they give you the compensation that you need and deserve.

Oil Hose Leaks and Causes Worker to Call Jones Act Attorney

J. Kittelson was working as a deckhand aboard a Texas barge when he suffered a maritime accident.  Mr. Kittelson was in charge of transporting an oil hose from one end of the barge to the other.  The hose that he was required to carry was full of oil and therefore very heavy.  Just when Mr. Kittelson got to the drainage area where he was supposed to put the hose, he deposited the hose and turned to walk away. He slipped on oil that had leaked from the hose, falling hard on the deck.  Mr. Kittelson suffered severe injuries to his back, requiring him to miss several months of work.

Mr. Kittelson needed the services of an experienced Jones Act attorney right away.  Mr. Kittelson knew from experience that his employer always refused cooperation in Jones Act claims, which is why he contacted his attorney immediately.  Mr. Kittelson’s Jones Act attorney took the reins and filed the Jones Act claim for him.  After dealing with Mr. Kittelson’s employer, the Jones Act attorney took the case to court because of the uncooperativeness of the employer. The attorney was able to show that the hose should have been emptied or securely plugged before moving it. Mr. Kittelson was awarded with $650,000 for his injuries.

Avoid being Overwhelmed with a Jones Act Attorney

If your employer is refusing to cooperate in your Jones Act claim, contact your Jones Act attorney right away.  When you are trying to recover from a maritime accident, you can be very overwhelmed and stressed out.  Maritime law is quite confusing and it should only be handled by someone with experience. Do not get overwhelmed; contact your Jones Act attorney today.

Jones Act Attorneys Settle Head Trauma Claim for Texas Seaman

Posted On: March 8th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Jones Act Attorneys Have Your Back

A team of Jones Act attorneys will have your back when it comes to filing a Jones Act claim.  Whether your employer is cooperating in your claim or denying any responsibility, you need the services of Jones Act attorneys by your side.  If you have been in a maritime accident as a result of poor working conditions, unfair treatment or any other negligence on the part of your employer, you deserve compensation.  Only experienced Jones Act attorneys will be able to help you get the compensation that you deserve.

Worker Suffers Head Trauma and Gets Help from Jones Act Attorneys

N. Diorio was working on a Texas oilrig when a piece of equipment fell from a crane basket down onto his head.  Mr. Diorio suffered a severe concussion that resulted in him needing hospitalization for several weeks. Mr. Diorio was unable to work for a total of 4 months and was very anxious about his loss in income when he contacted his Jones Act attorneys.  Mr. Diorio’s Jones Act attorneys immediately launched an investigation to find out why the equipment fell from the basket and on Mr. Diorio’s head.

It was discovered during the investigation that the crane had not been properly inspected for an entire year.  Without proper inspections, there was no way of determining if the crane was safe enough for operation around the other maritime workers.  The crane basket was in need of repair – a fact that had been overlooked because the crane was not inspected. Mr. Diorio’s Jones Act attorneys were able to prove that if the crane had been properly inspected, Mr. Diorio would not have suffered a severe concussion from the falling equipment pieces. The case settled out of court for $2.3 million.

Get Help Soon from Jones Act Attorneys

When a piece of equipment becomes faulty and it is not properly inspected, maritime workers are at risk for serious injury.  If you have suffered an injury due to faulty equipment, contact your Jones Act attorneys right away.  The sooner you contact your Jones Act attorneys, the sooner they can help you get your financial compensation.

Jones Act Attorney Wins Claim for Cluttered Platform Injury

Posted On: March 8th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Focus on Healing with a Jones Act Attorney

Do not let a maritime accident make you feel overwhelmed; contact a Jones Act attorney right away to help you.  Your maritime accident might leave you feeling helpless and scared, which is why it is imperative that you contact a Jones Act attorney for advice.  A Jones Act attorney will work with you from beginning to end, making sure that you get the compensation that you deserve because of your maritime accident. Your attorney will take the stress of filing a claim off your shoulders, leaving you free to focus on healing.

Worker Calls Jones Act Attorney after Tripping on Platform

G. Strebel was a cook on a jack-up rig when he suffered a severe maritime injury.  Mr. Strebel and several other co-workers were in the process of being transported to the rig via a personnel basket on a crane.  When Mr. Strebel was dropped onto the platform from the personnel basket, he had to navigate his way through many other co-workers, as well as luggage and materials that the crane dropped on the deck.  Mr. Strebel had his hands full and was unable to see clearly around the platform. He tripped on materials that were in his walkway and suffered a neck injury.

Mr. Strebel contacted his Jones Act attorney to help him with his Jones Act claim because he was not sure if he had a legitimate claim.  The Jones Act attorney looked into Mr. Strebel’s case. He determined that because the platform was cluttered with materials and luggage that were not picked up prior to requiring the maritime workers to navigate the deck, Mr. Strebel did have a case.  Mr. Strebel’s Jones Act attorney was able to get him awarded with $575,000 for his injuries.

Contact a Jones Act Attorney for Big and Small Injuries

If you ever experience an injury as a maritime worker, it is in your best interests to contact a Jones Act attorney. You need to find out if your injury violates the Jones Act and entitles you to financial compensation.  An attorney is your best chance at getting the financial compensation that you are entitled to receive.  There is no reason to delay; contact your Jones Act attorney today.

Jones Act Lawyers Win Claim for Dangerous Working Conditions

Posted On: March 8th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Be Aggressive with Jones Act Lawyers

Let experienced Jones Act lawyers fight for your rights as a maritime worker when you suffer a work-related injury.  The Jones Act can be confusing and overwhelming, which is why allowing experienced Jones Act lawyers to handle your claim is a smart move to make.  Employers have been known to try to take advantage of employees filing a Jones Act claim.  Make sure this does not happen to you by hiring the services of Jones Act lawyers right away.

Crane Basket Falls and Jones Act Lawyers Called

C. Poirer was working as an electrician on a Texas fishing vessel when he suffered a maritime injury as a result of employer negligence.  Mr. Poirer was constantly required to work near or underneath an operating crane, which he felt was too dangerous – yet his employer consistently required him to work in the dangerous conditions.  On the day of Mr. Poirer’s injury, the crane that was operating right over his head malfunctioned and the crane basket fell on him, resulting in an injured back, as well as torn ligaments in his right knee from falling down.

Mr. Poirer tried reasoning with his employer because he wanted to file his Jones Act claim on his own; however, his employer refused to discuss the situation. Mr. Poirer then contacted Jones Act lawyers to help him get his claim filed and to be the contact point between himself and his employer.  Mr. Poirer’s Jones Act lawyers took the case to court because the employer was so uncooperative.  Mr. Poirer’s employer was found to be at fault since they did not repair the faulty crane, as well as the fact that they forced Mr. Poirer to knowingly work in dangerous conditions.  Mr. Poirer was awarded $950,000 for his injuries.

Call Jones Act Lawyers for Consultation of Your Claim

If you have been required to work in unfit conditions in your maritime employment, contact your Jones Act lawyers right away.  The Jones Act makes it very clear that working conditions for maritime employees need to be safe in order to prevent an accident.  When an accident does occur, your Jones Act lawyers will be able to get you the compensation that you deserve.  Do not delay; contact your Jones Act lawyers right away.

Jones Act Lawyer Aids Seaman after Falling Metal Injuries

Posted On: March 8th, 2012 Posted By: Ogletree Abbott

Contact a Jones Act Lawyer for Compensation Today

A Jones Act lawyer works every day to fight for the rights of injured maritime workers.  Maritime workers have an element of risk involved in their job, but when the proper precautions are taken, the risks can be minimized and maritime workers can remain safe.  If an accident happens as a result of negligence on the part of the employer, the Jones Act is violated and the accident victim should contact a Jones Act lawyer to get their rightful compensation.  A Jones Act lawyer is your best bet to get what you deserve as a result of your maritime accident.

Worker Calls Jones Act Lawyer after Crane Injury

H. Farnell was injured while working aboard a Texas fishing vessel.  Mr. Farnell had been a maritime worker for the last 20 years and always took the proper precautions to ensure that he was not injured on the job.  He was the sole provider for his family and took his maritime job very seriously.  While working aboard the vessel alongside a crane, the slings on the lift of the crane broke apart as the lift was directly over Mr. Farnell’s head.  As a result, metal pieces began falling all around and on Mr. Farnell.  He suffered two lost fingers and a broken leg from the falling pieces. He also injured his back after he fell when the metal pieces started showering on top of him.

Mr. Farnell contacted his Jones Act Lawyer right away to help him with his maritime case.  The lawyer had the crane inspected and determined that it was faulty before this operation began; yet Mr. Farnell’s employer failed to notice this.  It is the employer’s responsibility to conduct the proper investigations before allowing employees to perform their job to prevent accidents such as this one.  The Jones Act lawyer took the case to court and Mr. Farnell was awarded with $1.9 million.

Take Advantage of Help from a Jones Act Lawyer

If your employer has proven to be negligent by failing to perform proper inspections and you have been injured, you need to contact a Jones Act lawyer right away.  A Jones Act lawyer will conduct the proper investigations and help you to file your Jones Act claim the proper way.  It is to your advantage to contact a Jones Act lawyer right away to help with your maritime case.