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Offshore Accidents, Maritime Laws, & The Jones Act


Our Undefeated Maritime & Offshore Injury Lawyers answer common questions about offshore accidents and your rights under the Jones Act and general maritime laws.

If you or a loved one were injured or tragically killed while working offshore, contact our Undefeated Maritime Lawyers for a Free Consultation at 1-888-603-3636 or send us a confidential email through our “Contact Us” form by clicking here.

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Why Hire Zehl & Associates After a Maritime or Offshore Accident?

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What is my employer’s obligation under the Jones Act?

What is the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) who may bring an action under DOHSA?

What is the difference between Jones Act negligence and unseaworthiness?

What is the Jones Act and What Protections Does it Provide to Workers Injured Offshore?

What remedies are provided by the Jones Act that are not available by workers’ compensation laws?

What Are My Rights Under The Jones Act?

Will I be blacklisted in the oil industry if I file a lawsuit?

Is My Employer Required To Take Injured Crew Ashore For Treatment?

How long do I have to bring a lawsuit under the Jones Act?

Do I have a Jones Act claim if I was injured on my way to work?

Do I have a Jones Act claim if I was injured due to inadequate or faulty equipment?

Do I have a Jones Act claim if I was injured due to an incompetent supervisor?

Are jack-up, semi-submersible, and inland barge drilling rigs considered vessels?

Why Does it Matter If My Accident Occurred in Federal Waters, State Waters, or Inland Bays?

What If a Company Other Than My Employer Was Involved in Causing My Injury? What is a “3rd Party” Claim?