Were you hurt while working on the water? You’re not alone. The maritime industry is often considered one of the most dangerous in the country, with thousands of workers suffering injuries every year.
Louisiana plays a central role in the American domestic maritime industry, as it’s the number one state in per capita jobs. While maritime jobs are a crucial part of our community, these workers face serious hazards every day.
If you or a loved one was injured on a registered vessel in New Orleans, you probably have many questions like:
Is my employer responsible?
Can I get workers’ compensation?
At The Law Offices of Blaine Barrilleaux, we’re here to answer those questions and help you obtain any compensation you’re entitled to. Our experienced Jones Act lawyers know how difficult life can be after suffering an injury. Call us today and we’ll help you navigate the complicated waters of maritime law.