Offshore InjuryBlog

$1.5 Million Recovered for Jones Act Seaman Estate

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Kyle Findley successfully settled a case on behalf of our clients for $1.5 million. Our firm was representing a California seaman who had been employed aboard an offshore vessel in the Gulf of Mexico; after an electrical explosion, our client sustained serious burns to his arm, neck, and face. Six months into litigation, the seaman passed away due to pulmonary embolism. His estate and his minor son were substituted in as plaintiffs for the lawsuit. Our firm continued to work hard to prove causation relating to the injuries that ultimately led to his death. One month before trial, the case was settled in mediation.

Our Jones Act lawyers are proud to stand up for the rights of injured offshore workers, as well as their families, following serious accidents. We have been successful in recovering more than $1 billion, including record-setting verdicts in several states. If you or someone you love has been hurt, we encourage you to contact us today. We also encourage you to take your time browsing through our website to learn more about our past victories and our attorneys. When you are ready, simply call us at 888-346-5024 or fill out our online form to request your 100% free case evaluation.

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