Work With An Experienced Maritime Lawyer
Coastal states like Louisiana have thriving offshore maritime industries, including workers on oil rigs, natural gas wells and other types of boats and facilities.
In many cases, the conditions at these facilities can be quite harsh, which results in a higher risk of accidents and injuries.
Whether your injury is a result of a lack of proper safety measures, unsafe work practices or poor maintenance of machinery or vessels, you need the assistance of a skilled offshore injury attorney in Lafayette to get the compensation you deserve in your case. Contact us at Mark Artall, APLC today to schedule your free consultation and begin your injury claim.
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Common Types of Offshore Accidents
Here are just a few examples of some of the most common types of accidents at offshore maritime facilities:
- Falling objects
- Slips, trips and falls
Accidents involving heavy equipment (such as workers being hit or crushed)
Exposure to toxic materials
Exposure to fires or explosions
Personnel basket transport accidents
These types of accidents can result in traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, lacerations, paralysis, burns, spinal cord injuries, scarring and lung damage, among other types of common injuries.
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Most offshore workers who are injured on the job are covered by legislation such as the Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, which clearly identify the types of compensation a worker can recover in the event of an injury and outline the rights these workers have to file injury claims against certain parties.
Our firm has a significant amount of experience in practicing in this area of law. You can trust that when you work with us, you will have constant access to our team, and that our biggest focus is on making you feel comfortable and fighting to get you the best possible result in your case.
Frequently Asked Questions About Offshore Accident Cases
We’ve collected a few of the questions we most commonly receive about offshore accident cases to provide you with some further information. Here are a few examples: