Generally The Employer
A person injured while employed while on a vessel on navigable waters should be covered by Federal Maritime Law. If you qualify as a Seaman (click here for free information on Seaman Status); your employer is generally liable for injuries or the wrongful death of an employee.
The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC has been handling Seaman Cases since 1987. We handle the following cases:
barge crew accidents
floating crane crew accidents
drilling rig accidents
supply boat crew member accidents
supply boat accidents
crew boat accidents
“We give you answers to your Jones Act Case questions in simple, easy to understand English, that everyone can understand. No legal mumbo-jumbo, lawyer talk.” -Bill Turley
My Best Advice
The one thing I advise anyone handling their Jones Act Case, is to always tell the truth. Always. No matter what. Do not beat around the bush or sugarcoat anything. You have to be truthful about everything dealing with your case.
If you are not honest, The judge will dismiss your case. Trust me on it. I have seen it many times.
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