If you or a loved one has been injured aboard a ship, offshore rig or in a maritime-related industry in the Gulf of Mexico or anywhere in the U.S., you need information about your legal rights related to the accident. At Arnold & Itkin, we understand the intricacies of maritime and admiralty law and are here to assist. Based on our years of experience, we know offshore accidents are often a result of employer negligence in not providing a safe workplace.
We believe that maritime employers should be held fully accountable for injuries and deaths to maritime workers caused by unsafe workplaces and negligence. You can turn to an experienced offshore injury attorney at our firm for a free consultation and review of your case. To further help maritime workers and their families, here is a list of maritime safety related websites with additional information.
U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast's Marine Safety Program promotes safety through both regulatory and inspection roles
Marine Terminal Traffic Safety Tip Sheet
Developed by National Maritime Safety Association in conjunction with OSHA
National Maritime Safety Association
Represents the marine cargo industry in safety and health issues related to workplace safety laws
Illustrating types of fatal marine-related accidents developed by NMSA; click on information and safety videos
American Maritime Safety, Inc.
A non-profit trade association established to facilitate the maritime industry's compliance with regulations and protocols
Arnold & Itkin represented nearly a third of the crewmembers injured in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Because maritime law is so complex and so complicated, it is crucial that you work with an attorney who has an in-depth understanding of how it works and who has proven themselves in similar cases before.