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New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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Learn How We Can Help If You Need An Alabama Maritime or Jones Act Lawyer

By Timothy Young on February 3, 2011

Did you know that our office handles Alabama Maritime and Jones Act claims.  Many of our clients live in Alabama.  Over the years we have represented people from Mobile, Andalusia, Opp, Montgomery and other cities in Alabama.  Learn more here about how we can serve as your Alabama Jones Act Lawyers.

What type of equipment causes work related hearing loss offshore or on a vessel?

By Timothy Young on January 15, 2011

Work related hearing loss can occur for many reasons to workers on oil rigs and vessels.  Learn more about the causes of maritime work related hearing loss by reading about the types of equipment offshore and on vessels that can cause hearing loss.

Need a Mississippi Maritime Jones Act Injury Lawyer?

By Timothy Young on January 9, 2011

Our office regularly handles maritime and Jones Act cases on behalf of Mississippi residents.  We file these claims in Louisiana as well as in Mississippi.  Learn how our office can act as your Mississippi Jones Act lawyer and the benefits we can give you.

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.

Why You Should Never Try To Settle Your Own Maritime Jones Act Claim Without An Attorney

By Timothy Young on November 19, 2010

We have recently posted an excellent article regarding the common mistakes made when seamen tried to handle their own maritime and Jones Act cases.  You can learn about the reasons you should not settle your own maritime Jones Act case with your company directly by reading our article here.  We discuss several reasons including the advantage that your company has, the main reason you should not return to work too soon after your injury as well as if you can break or void an unfair settlement that you accepted when you did not know the full extent of your injuries.  Our Louisiana maritime lawyers are here to help assist you in anyway necessary.  Learn your rights, choices and options.

Why Your Insurance Adjuster May Not Be Your Friend

By Timothy Young on July 19, 2010

After an automobile accident in Louisiana you may face many tough choices.  Unfortunately one significant choice you will have to make is to what degree do you communicate with your own insurance adjuster.  Your automobile accident claim could be damaged significantly if you provide your insurance adjuster with the wrong type of information.

You can learn more about why your insurance company is not always looking out for your best interest after a serious vehicle accident by reading our article here.  Our Louisiana injury lawyers have helped serious automobile accident victims navigate the tough course of dealing with their own insurance companies after a serious vehicle accident.  Don’t make a mistake that could harm your case or even prevent you from recovering.  Contact our Louisiana attorneys today for help with your immediate questions.  You can also learn more by visiting our automobile accident web site.

When To File Suit After An 18-Wheeler Accident – It’s Sooner Than You Think

By Timothy Young on July 18, 2010

If you have been injured by an 18-wheeler in Louisiana, you should file suit sooner than you think.  There are many reasons why filing suit early after an 18-wheel accident is important if you are going to receive full recovery.  You can read our article about filing suit after 18‑wheel accidents by clicking here. This article gives several reasons why it is important that you do not wait too long or you may harm or damage your case.