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September 3, 2019 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Maritime Injury Case

Mistakes to Avoid in Your Maritime Injury Case

If you work on or around the waters of New Orleans, you may be considered a maritime employee. Understanding your maritime employee status will be critical if you are seriously injured at work and will need medical attention of any kind.  Filing a maritime injury claim can be even more complex than a typical personal …

August 21, 2019

Timeline of a Louisiana Personal Injury Claim

The time period immediately following a serious accident can be chaotic. Not only are you likely dealing with the physical pain and suffering of your injuries, but you’ll also have household responsibilities that need attention, and steadily be accruing medical bills and other expenses while you recuperate. This leaves many injury victims wondering, “What’s next?” …

July 11, 2019

Can I Be Blacklisted for Filing a Maritime Injury Claim?

If you have been injured at work and you work within the maritime industry, you may be entitled to financial support and other benefits. But many times, despite being entitled to said benefits, injured maritime workers will refrain from filing a claim because of the fear of retaliation and being blacklisted.  Below, we go into …

June 20, 2019

Can I Sue a Louisiana Government Agency for an Injury?

When someone else’s recklessness or negligence directly or indirectly causes you to endure severe injuries, that individual or entity should be brought to justice. However, when a government agency is to blame for your accident, your case will immediately become more complex due to a law known as government immunity. Below, we describe what government …

May 17, 2019

Most Common Offshore Oil Rig Injuries

Working on an offshore oil rig leaves you far more likely to suffer a serious injury while performing your work duties. As such, you may be able to obtain financial support through the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (LHWCA), which is similar to statewide workers compensation benefits. This is because those who work on …