As an injured offshore worker in Crowley, Louisiana, do you know your rights? Do you know whether you are considered a Jones Act seaman or a maritime employee?
When you’ve been injured on the job, your job classification becomes very important: it determines the special rights that you have as someone who works on the sea.
Typically, maritime workers are people who are not permanently assigned to a certain vessel. They include wireline crews, logging crews, fishing tool supervisors, and others who work on a jackups, semi-submersibles, inland barges, crew boats, or other vessels.
Your injuries may be serious, and if this is the case, you will obviously want to maximize the amount of compensation you can receive under the law. After all, you may be facing mounting medical bills, lost income, pain, suffering and disability as a result of your injuries. By getting the compensation you deserve, you can cover your expenses and support yourself and your family for now and in the future.
Don’t make the mistake of leaving money on the table. Talk to an experienced, knowledgeable Crowley, LA maritime law attorney about your rights and options to maximize your recovery.
At the Law Offices of Matt & Allen, each of our attorneys has been representing people like you for more than 20 years. We’re here to help you get back to life before you suffered an offshore accident. We’ll give you the guidance you need and take care of the your case so that you can focus on your recovery.
Call us today to schedule a consultation.