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IBU Injuries and Claims

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“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”

Nothing is more important than your credibility with the judge. You must always tell the truth. Every case had good or bad facts. You need to be upfront and honest with your lawyer about everything. Always tell the truth. Always, no matter what it is you might be worried about.

If a judge thinks you are not being honest, you will have your case dismissed. I have witnessed it many times in court due to one white lie.  You must always be honest and truthful about your injury.

Order my free book, Win your Injury Case: The Ultimate No B.S. Guide To Avoiding Insurance Company Tricks That Ruin Your Case [even before you hire a lawyer]

Need help Right Now?

Call us today at (619) 234-2833. We are here to help.


This website provides information to injured Seaman and their families. Our goal is to level the playing field between seriously injured Jones Act Seaman and insurance companies. We expose the tricks, traps, and techniques they use to cheat injured crew members out of their legal rights. We provide vital information so you can make informed decisions regarding your Jones Act Case.

Trusted, Timely Counsel For You

The Turley Law Firm lawyers can help you locate the best medical providers for your injuries. They stand up to the insurance company that is trying to keep you from getting needed medical treatment and compensation benefits. They make sure you follow the complex legal procedures and make sure you are timely with all case deadlines. They can help get your case resolved if you need to go on with your life.


The Jones Act Applies to IBU Members

Many employers and insurance companiese insist the Jones Act (and it's liberal remedies and benefits) do not apply to "Brown-Water Seaman." Meaning crew members that don't go to sea. That is simply incorrect. We routinely win Seaman benefits for Brown-Water Seaman. Call us - we can help.

Why are Cabotage Laws Important?

Cabotage laws restrict coastal trade to domestic carriers and ferries, they are the only defense between U.S. citizens working aboard U.S. flagged ferries and tugs.

Cabotage refers generally to the transport of passengers and goods. Originally, it referred specifically to shipping, but cabotage also applies to airlines, trucking, and trains. Many nations have cabotage laws which dictate the terms which carriers must follow when transporting people or materials within their borders.

Shipping cabotage laws are very important. The Jones Act is the driving force behind America's Merchant Marine. The American Merchant Marine numbers in hundreds of ships and thousands of skilled.....


We Protect You When You Are Hurt

We know how difficult it can be for an injured person and their family after they have suffered a serious injury. Contact us to get the help you need and can trust to make it through this difficult time.

619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617


William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”
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