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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Know Your Rights

"If you are a seriously injured Jones Act Seaman - you need to know the facts of life. We give it too you straight. No sugar added.  No lawyer talk, no double talk. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth" Leading Jones Act Lawyer Bill Turley

The First Step

When handling your Jones Act Case, you must always tell the truth. Nothing is more important then your credibility. If a judge assumes you are being dishonest, your case will be thrown out and you will be left with nothing. I have seen it happen to many people.

Take the proper steps now, and do your research. Order my free book, Win your Injury Case. I will send it to you for free and cover shipping. This book is loaded with TONS of information on winning your Jones Act Case. 

Know Your Rights

When you have been injured working on a barge, a tug or a cruise ship you have rights under the federal maritime law to recover compensation for your injuries. This includes statues - such as the Jones Act and maritime case law. All types of barge workers and tug workers are entitled to compensation for barge injuries including captains, mates, engineers, deckhands, AB's and cooks.  You may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, loss of wage earning capacity, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills and disability.

It won’t happen to me

"The only way you can walk up the gangway is to think that it won't happen to me. You almost  have to think that injuries only happen to other Seaman.   When you are a seriously injured Jones Act Seaman, you probably don't know what to do or where to turn. Call us before you give a statement or sign any forms."


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Research your Jones Act case.


Don’t Start Your Case Playing Catch Up

The most effective time to call us is right at the beginning—especially if you’re filing for Jones Act  benefits. There is no time like now to find experienced legal help.

Not having a lawyer in place before a claim for any type of benefits is denied can weaken your case because tight deadlines often leave too little time to gather the necessary medical exams and records for building a solid case. The best way to avoid this scenario is by contacting us before you think you might need a lawyer, so we can begin to educate you about the steps you’ll face ahead.

The last thing you want to do is to start your case while trying to play catch-up with the insurance company.  Just like in sports, it is best to be ahead and stay ahead with your case.  Don’t take the chance that you will be playing catch-up with the insurance company and their lawyers.


How us being from San Diego helps you

We are based in San Diego, California.  This is a benefit to you.  Few Jones Act lawyers have been handling Jones Act cases longer than us.  Bill Turley has been handling Jones Act cases since 1987.  Because San Diego is a major port with all types of maritime commerce from container vessels to tug boats to sport fishing boats to cruise ships to commercial fishing boats - - Bill has seen it all.

That experience helps him win Jones Act cases. This is why seriously injured Seaman from across America and across the world ask The Turley Law Firm to represent them.

We aren’t from Nevada

But we’ll bet their aren’t any Jones Act Lawyers in Nevada that have the experience we do. The last thing you need is a local Nevada Lawyer that is learning on the job so to speak.


Clients Nationwide & Worldwide

Seamen from all over America and the World ask us to represent them in their Jones Act case. We can help you too.


About us:

Invited Speaker at 2011 Maritime Personal Injury Seminar – Jones Act

Awarded 2011 - 2017 Super Lawyer 
Highest Rated Jones Act Lawyer by Avvo.com
Elected President of Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
2011 New York Times Top Attorney
Awarded Best Lawyer San Diego 2012


America’s Leading Jones Act Lawyers

San Diego Office

7428 Trade St.
San Diego, CA 92121

Oakland Office

1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612

San Francisco Office

275 Battery St. Suite 1300
San Francisco,  California, 94111

Los Angeles Office

3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1801
Los Angeles, California  90010

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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