Those that work offshore in the oil and gas, commercial fishing and cargo transport industries understand that maritime companies make use of a wide variety of different types of work places in order to get their respective jobs done. From moveable jack-up oil rigs to fixed platforms to commercial fishing vessels, each work place is specially-designed in order to accomplish a very specific task.
In the event of an on-the-job injury, the type of work place in which you were hurt is extremely important because it will largely determine which law, or laws, apply to you and your claim.
Here are some examples of common offshore work places:
Oil and Gas Industry
Commercial Fishing Industry
The experienced Offshore Injury Lawyers at Zehl & Associates have successfully resolved claims involving virtually every type of maritime work place, resulting in the recovery of Billions in verdicts and settlements.
Whether your injury falls under the Jones Act, the Longshoreman and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (LHWCA), the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), General Maritime Law or state worker’s compensation law, our trial attorneys can help ensure that you and your family are fully compensated for your injuries and losses.
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