Maritime Lawyers Specializing In Maritime Injuries
Whether you work aboard a cruise ship, fishing vessel or any other type of commercial maritime vessel or even if you are just a passenger, at any time you or a loved one could become injured. A maritime injury occurs when a maritime worker (seaman) or passenger is injured while at sea.
According to the National Safe Boating Council, maritime accidents account for over 759 boating fatalities a year and 70% of all accidents are a result of human error.
Other Maritime Injuries Include:
- Wrongful Death
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injury
What To Do If You Are Injured On A Commercial Maritime Vessel
- First seek medical attention for any injuries you may have incurred.
- Report the maritime accident and injury to the proper authorities.
- Contact an experienced maritime lawyer.
In order to establish a maritime injury claim the seaman or passenger must prove that it was a direct result of the negligence or condition of the vessel in which the injury occurred. At times this can prove daunting as the commercial vessels have their own lawyers who will try to claim that they are not at fault.
These injuries are traumatic and can cause an enumerable amount of pain and suffering. You may not know what your legal rights are after your have sustained an injury. That’s where we come in. The maritime lawyers at Pulaski Kherkher, PLLC have been helping people just like you receive compensation for any maritime injuries they may have sustained as a result of the negligence of others.
If you or a loved one was injured or killed due to a maritime accident you may be entitled to compensation. Our maritime injury lawyers are offering free lawsuit consultations to maritime accident victims. To protect your legal rights, we urge you to contact one of our experienced maritime lawyers today.