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The Most Common Offshore Injuries in Louisiana

Louisiana is dotted with numerous water bodies which offer plentiful jobs to local residents, but it can also be a hazardous place to work. Offshore disasters are a common threat for maritime workers working in cargo or cruise ships, oil or gas rigs, jack-up platforms, and other vessels. These people are more often at risk […]

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Commercial Fishing Boat Accident Attorney

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous professions in the world. The popular Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch” illustrates just how much is at risk when professional fishermen do their jobs. If you are one of the many individuals who have been injured in such an accident, our experienced commercial fishing boat accident […]

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Can a Land-based Accident be Covered by Maritime Insurance?

Laws pertaining to maritime insurance and coverage for accidents on the water are not completely clear.  In particular, workers often question whether land-based accidents have the potential to be covered through maritime insurance.  Below, we take a close look at this question. Areas of Coverage Analyze the highly-nuanced language intentionally used in insurance policies and […]

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How do Pre-existing Medical Conditions Affect Offshore Injury Cases?

When it comes to offshore injury cases, the challenge lies in proving the injury in question is causally related to workplace activities.  As a result, those who have a pre-existing injury will find it is slightly more difficult to obtain compensation. However, with the right maritime injury attorney in your corner, the challenge of establishing […]

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What is the Jones Act?

The average person has heard of the Jones Act in passing yet does not understand what, exactly, it is and why it is so important.  The Jones Act was written and passed to function as a federal law that regulates maritime economic activity throughout the United States.  The Jones Act mandates goods shipped from one […]

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