Lawsuit Filed for Jones Act Seaman
Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin and Noah Wexler recently filed a lawsuit for a Jones Act worker who was injured on the job. The man hails from New Iberia, Louisiana and was injured in an accident that took place just off the coast of Louisiana The seaman was working as a floorhand on the AXXIS INDEPENDENCE, handling drilling tongs when he was involved in an accident that injured his back, neck and shoulder.
The worker sought medical treatment for his injuries, but upon doing so was fired by his employer. Arnold & Itkin is gladly representing this man so that he can get the treatment he deserves. Our firm consistently fights for the rights of maritime workers so that they can get the medical treatment and justice for wrongful termination that they deserve. Our hope is to get this worker's life back on track as soon as possible. The case was filed in Galveston County, Texas.