When a serious maritime accident occurs, seamen can be injured which can lead to high costs for medical care as well as earnings missed from time off work. Most seamen are not prepared for the immediate impact that results from a maritime injury, such as a burn injury or accident due to equipment failure. The individual that is harmed as well as their family can be affected for many years to come. At Cueria Law Firm, we specialize in maritime injury cases and can help you or a loved one that is involved in an accident while working offshore.

Costs of Maritime Injury

Maritime positions of employment are quite dangerous and can include work on vessels as well as oil rigs. Employees are often injured due to accidents or negligence of another employee or their employer. If you or someone you love has been affected by a maritime injury or death, it is important to have your case reviewed. There are many costs associated with maritime injuries that can be hard to cover or cause financial as well as an emotional strain for the individual affected as well as the family.

Costs to consider that could be the result of a maritime injury include:

  • Hospitalization
  • Rehabilitation
  • In-home care needs
  • Lost wages due to injury
  • Emotional strain
  • Physical complications
  • Counseling costs
  • And more

Why Hire a Maritime Injury Attorney?

You may be wondering why the services of a Louisiana attorney are needed in a maritime injury case. To begin, our state is heavily involved in the maritime industry. Our attorneys have vast experience in working on cases involving maritime injury, including burn injury cases, negligence and more. Our New Orleans attorneys are readily available to assist you in reviewing your injury to see if you have a case.

Because maritime accidents and injuries are common in our area, we remain committed to assisting injured employees as well as their family members in recovering financial compensation based on their individual case. We focus on assisting our clients in gaining compensation but also emotional and mental recovery efforts as well.

We know that a maritime injury can be life-changing. When you need to file a case for compensation regarding a maritime injury, we can help. Our personal injury attorneys know the maritime laws and will focus on learning more about your injury, determining why the injury occurred and who is at fault. Never go it alone. Contact our office today when you or a loved one are affected by a maritime injury to recover the compensation you deserve.