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Houma Oilfield & Offshore Injury Lawyer

Maritime and admiralty law provides financial compensation and medical benefits for injured seamen, longshoremen and other oilfield workers. Recreational boaters and passengers on cruise ships may also be entitled to compensation for injuries suffered aboard ships.

Our Houma oilfield and offshore injury lawyers represent seamen, crew members of vessels, drilling rig employees, boat company personnel and maritime workers, as well as workers on offshore and onshore platforms. We also help injured passengers with personal injury claims.

Maritime and admiralty claims are extremely complex. We can help you understand your rights and pursue compensation from all responsible parties. For a free consultation, please call our Houma maritime injury law lawyers today.

How Serious Injuries Occur

Our Houma oilfield and offshore injury attorneys can assist injured workers and passengers with injury and wrongful death claims involving the Jones Act, the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA). Injured workers may have an additional claim for their injuries if a negligent third party caused them.

Serious and catastrophic injuries often occur to workers and passengers in accidents involving:

  • Commercial vessels
  • Recreational watercraft and cruise ships
  • Professional divers
  • Vessel and platform accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Industrial accidents on land and helicopter crashes
  • Dock and warehouse accidents

To learn how we may be able to help you get the compensation and medical benefits you need, contact our firm. Your consultation is free.

Contacting a Houma Oilfield and Offshore Injury Lawyer

To seek compensation for any injuries sustained while working under DOHSA or OCSLA, consult with the experienced Houma oilfield and offshore injury lawyers today.

 

Houma LA Personal Injury Attorneys Experience and integrity are unmatched
7910 Main Street
Suite 400 , Houma, LA 70360
N/a (985) 262-3936

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Review Title: Experience and integrity are unmatched
Review Description: Joe Kopfler has been recognized as one of the most respected and honorable attorneys in Houma since I first met him in 1981. His conscientious and thorough handling of litigation matters is well known, and the judges realize that his research and arguments are well founded upon the law and facts at hand. Joe and his firm have personally represented me in the past, and I have no hesitation in referring clients to him. His experience and integrity are unmatched locally.
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