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When do you have to file a maritime Jones Act hearing loss claim?

By Timothy Young on December 29, 2010

How long do you have to file a maritime Jones Act hearing loss claim?  Our maritime lawyers answer that question and many more about maritime and Jones Act work related hearing loss claims here.

A quick test to tell if you have maritime work related hearing loss.

By Timothy Young on December 15, 2010

There is a simple test that can tell if you have suffered work related hearing loss from working around loud oil rig or vessel equipment.  Learn about this test and how our office can arrange for it to tell if your hearing loss is work related.  Read our article about the test that tells if you have maritime work related hearing loss.

Why Accidents and Injuries Can Happen On An Offshore Oil Rig Floor

By Timothy Young on December 2, 2010

Working on an offshore oil rig is dangerous work.  Many seaman suffer injuries while working in the drilling floor.  These floor hands, assistant drillers and derrick hands face dangers that other rig workers may not have to face.  To learn the main reasons accidents and injuries occur on the rig floor, read our article, Reasons accidents and injuries happen on an offshore oil rig floor.  It provides the common causes of such accidents, AND it discusses what you can do if you are faced with such dangers.  Our Louisiana Jones Act Lawyers explain Jones Act law for you.

Work Related Hearing Loss Offshore and on Vessels

By Timothy Young on December 1, 2010

Work related hearing loss can occur on oil rigs and other vessels.  Many maritime workers suffer a gradual loss of hearing after working around loud machinery for many years on a vessel or offshore.  Read the new article posted by our Jones Act hearing loss attorneys to learn what causes offshore work related hearing loss.