Houston, Galveston, and Gulf Coast Maritime Lawyers
Our location in Houston, Texas, at the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrells, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, allows us to provide convenient representation to a large number of injured or killed people in or around the Gulf of Mexico. From merchant seamen to injured oil workers working rigged on the sea or on land, we provide effective representation to ensure that injured people or loved ones of workers suffer a wrongful death.
WHEN HANDLING OFFSHORE INJURIES, EXPERIENCE MATTERS
If you get injured while offshore, laws can get complicated very quickly. The laws governing your injuries and possible remedies depend on who you are, where you were, and what you were doing at the time of the accident. Because of this complexity, it is important that you consult a lawyer with experience handling legal claims related to injuries around the Gulf Coast.
Offshore oil rig injuries: We often represent oil and gas industry workers who have been injured or killed while working on drilling rigs (semicircular rigs and jack-up rigs), barges, drilling ships, supply boats, and drivers The crew boats that serve Riggs. We also handle non-vessel injuries, including those that occur on fixed platforms.
Offshore oil rig injury:
We often represent oil and gas industry workers who have been injured or are working or killed on drilling rigs (semi-rigs and jack-up rigs), bars, drilling equipment, Supply boats, and crew boats that service Riggs. We also handle non-vessel injuries, including those that occur on fixed platforms.
We protect the interests of seamen who are injured while working on a cargo ship, boat, barge, or any other vessel. We also represent the families of seamen who lost their lives in wrongful death lawsuits based on the Common Maritime Law, the Jones Act, the Death on High Seas Act, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.
Pleasure Boat Accidents:
The US Coast Guard and Texas State agencies establish regulations for safe boating. However, many recreational boats and individual watercraft operators are not aware that they are subject to the same laws and regulations as ships going to sea and other commercial operators. Filing a boating collision claim against a reckless boat or watercraft operator is generally complex and may involve highly specific applications of admiralty laws.
Liaise with experienced lawyers and youth officers
For all of these types of injuries and deaths, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrell, Agosto, Aziz, and Stogner have the experience and resources you need to represent them effectively. We often work with highly qualified maritime safety investigators, maritime specialists, naval specialists, injury specialists, doctors, physical abilities specialists, rehabilitation specialists, and economists to ensure maximum recovery for our injured clients.