Due to the physical demands of working at sea, severe injuries to the hands, arms, legs or back can be catastrophic. These injuries can leave you unable to work, causing you and your family to struggle to get by. If you have been injured, you do not have to wait for your insurance company to settle your claim or for your employer to give you the compensation you deserve. You can take legal action right now!
Have you or someone you know suffered one of the following at sea?
- Traumatic brain injury
- Drowning or near drowning
- Crushed finger, arm, leg or foot
- Deep cut or laceration
- Broken bone(s)
- Torn muscles or ligaments
- Injured back and/or neck
If you work on and around boats and rigs, you know the dangers that come along with your job. While you took the job willingly and understand that it comes with inherent risks, it is the responsibility of your employer to minimize those risks. The list of injuries seamen and other maritime workers can sustain is long. However, the above list makes up the most serious injuries sustained while working at sea, and can even end your career.
If you have been hurt, Tony is ready to help you! He has represented:
Seaman -commercial fisherman, processors, technicians
Rig and Platform Workers
Barge Workers and Crews
Tankers, Freighter & Other Ocean Going Crews
Cruise ship passengers and crews
Your employer is responsible for ensuring that your workplace is as free from hazards as possible.
The following is a list of events and oversights that often lead to unnecessary injuries:
- \Falling overboard
- \Slippery decks
- \Un-seaworthy vessels/boats
- \Unsecured loads
- \Lifting, pulling, or falling injuries
- \Injuries sustained while boarding/leaving a vessel/rig
“If only proper procedure was taken…”
“If only the equipment was well maintained…”
“If only the supervisor was doing his job…”
These “if only’s” can cost you your career. It’s not fair to let your employer put your life at risk. Don’t gamble with your future! With your health and financial outlook on the line, are you comfortable with just any lawyer? How do you know if the attorney you hire has what it takes to win your case? Tony’s first hand background in the industry and winning legal record speaks for itself.