An offshore accident lawyer fights for rights of victim who or his dear one suffer an accidental injury on any type of accident on the Sea.
The accident may occur at any place on sea like ship of some sort, an offshore platform, on a dock, or a helicopter transporting crew.
It is important that you hire a best and expert offshore accident lawyer because they will thoroughly investigate the claim
In this case inspection will be necessary so you have to choose strong lawyers team who visit the scene and conduct an inspection.
Law Applies to an Offshore Accident? Longshoremen’s and Harbor Worker’s Act Jones Act State Personal Injury Law Federal Tort Claims.
accidents covered by the Jones Act are: Oil Rig Accident Oil Tanker Ship Accident Drillship Accident Cruise Ship Accident Riverboat Accident Barge Accident Shrimp Boat Accident Tug Boat Accident
Statute of limitations The Statute of limitations is a deadline by which injury lawsuit/claim must be filed
some Offshore Injury comes under State Personal Injury Law so you have to choose smart lawyer who know all this rules