When a serious injury or death occurs to a seaman offshore, there are many tangible and intangible costs that can take a toll on the immediate and future well-being of the seaman and his family.
Maritime injuries occur all too often in the offshore industry. Whether you were hurt on our nation’s inland waterways, off the Gulf of Mexico, or at sea, Arnold & Itkin has the legal expertise and resources to help. We have a track record of helping offshore workers and their families following serious accidents. Our firm knows how to recover full compensation for injuries and fatal accidents.
Seamen can be injured in a number of accidents, such as:
The maritime lawyers at our firm do more than just help clients secure money. We help injured seamen recover physically, financially, and emotionally, obtaining justice on their behalves. When you call on us, we provide helpful guidance and assistance with your claim every step of the way.
The immediate impact of an injury is obvious: lost wages, expensive medical bills, pain and suffering. Even rehabilitation costs may continue for years, adding up for an injured seaman. Many people don’t realize how serious the long-term costs of an injury or fatal accident can be. That is why having a seasoned attorney is important.
The team at our firm understand seaman’s rights as defined by the Jones Act. Seamen have the right to recover damages for their injuries. Over the years, we have helped many seamen retain compensation for the major and everyday costs they face due to their maritime injury. With this understanding of the immediate and long-term costs of injuries, Arnold & Itkin ensures our clients get the adequate compensation they need.
There are many costs a seaman may experience as the result of an offshore injury:
If you have been seriously injured on the job, seek experienced counsel. Our offshore injury lawyers can help you understand the real costs of your injury and pursue the maximum compensation you deserve. Arnold & Itkin has recovered billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. We know how to win your case.
For a free consultation, contact a maritime lawyer at our firm now: (888) 346-5024.
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.