The word seaman is applied to describe a person who is more or less enduringly assigned to serve on a vessel in navigation. The standard titles of seamen include a second officer, assistant cook, marine rigger, deckhand, supply officer, and much more. The duties and tasks that seamen complete every day have the possibility of being very dangerous since seaman typically operate heavy machinery, cranes, and other large machines onboard. Thus, it is essential for seamen to be knowledgeable of the laws that were designed to safeguard them in the case of an injury causing event.
You may be unmindful of the tremendous amount of offshore injuries that transpire every year on board vessels such as crew boats, tug boats, and supply boats. Maritime workers throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Florida, along the Gulf, are on the high seas and as such are subject to offshore accidents that can cancel their capacity to work and put bread on the table. Far too frequently, hurt seamen are neglected and cast ashore with high medical bills without a primary reservoir of income to pay for living expenses and their medical requirements. At the Testa Law Group, our lawyers are enthusiastic about assisting offshore workers in claiming the myriad number of rights available to them under maritime law.
A learned offshore injury lawyer from the Testa Law Group can accommodate you with insightful legal information and aid to help you obtain money from your accident. With the help of our legal team, you can file an injury claim for your accident and get the protections that are afforded to you under the Jones Act.
There are long-term expenses connected with a severe offshore injury in addition to direct pain and suffering. Medication costs, emotional counseling costs, vocation rehabilitation costs, hospitalization stay costs, long-term rehabilitation costs, in-home care costs, and future health complications are just a few of the permanent costs that may torment an injured seamen and his family. A maritime personal injury lawyer from the Testa Law Group can help you and your family with your life-changing injuries that demand ongoing costs.
We recognize the significance of all injury claims and how our work influences the future care of our injured clients. Loaded with knowledge, determination, and a dedicated mindset to help those injured and to get them the most amount of money for their injuries makes the Testa Law Group maritime injury lawyers a force to be reckoned with. If you or a loved one were seriously injured while working on an offshore vessel, then ask for help a dedicated offshore injury lawyer at the Testa Law Group as soon as possible for a free consultation at (877) 780-9052.
Mr. Testa, a Seaman Injuries with a national practice who represents members of our society who have been seriously injured or killed due to the irresponsible acts of an individual or company. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida and admitted to practice in the Southern District of Texas and also in the United States Court of International Trade.