Offshore InjuryBlog

Case Filed for Roustabout Maritime Worker

Arnold & Itkin’s offshore lawyers filed a Jones Act lawsuit on behalf of a roustabout who was injured on a Diamond Offshore drillship. The vessel was working in the Gulf of Mexico when the seaman injured his back helping load groceries on the vessel. The injured maritime worker resides in Florien, Louisiana. Arnold & Itkin filed the lawsuit in Harris County, Texas. Our attorneys are looking forward to helping another offshore worker get the compensation he deserves for his injuries.

The Jones Act Covers Most Maritime Positions

From the deckhand to the engine room operator, almost all crew members of a ship operating offshore can file a claim under the Jones Act. No matter how small or big a worker’s role may be, negligent employers that cause their workers to be injured should be held accountable in the court of law. At Arnold & Itkin, we get calls from crew members of all kinds asking if the Jones Act applies to their situation. We regularly reply to these calls with a resounding yes. If you are unsure if you qualify for the Jones Act, gives us a call and we can tell you if your situation warrants professional legal action.

Call (888) 346-5024 to get your Jones Act questions answered.

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