Texas Maritime & Offshore Injury Attorneys
Maritime and offshore workers have been a vital part of the American economy since colonial times. Despite advancements in safety technologies and government regulation, maritime and offshore workers have an extremely high risk of suffering an on-the-job injury.
When these workers endure an offshore injury, they often face physical, mental and financial stress.
At the Amaro Law Firm, our Houston maritime and offshore injury lawyers understand the difficulties these workers can endure in the wake of a maritime accident or offshore injury. We also know how challenging the recovery process can be. This is particularly true considering that employers and their insurance providers tend to be focused on underpaying or denying workers’ injury claims (to preserve their own bottom lines).
That is one of the main reasons why our Houston maritime attorneys are dedicated to:
- Protecting injured maritime workers’ rights
- Helping them pursue all available legal remedies
- Maximizing their financial recoveries so they can restore their lives.
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This one meeting can provide you with the insight necessary to position your claim and financial recovery for the best possible outcome. We provide virtual consultations and can travel to meet you if you are unable to come to our office.
Causes of Maritime & Offshore Injuries
On a daily basis, maritime and offshore workers encounter an array of hazards, including (but not limited to):
- Slick surfaces
- Heavy, unsafe loads
- Heavy, complex machinery
- Exposure to dangerous, toxic and volatile chemicals.
When employers or others fail to provide essential training, fail to maintain equipment or otherwise act negligently, these (and other) hazards can result in maritime accidents like (but not exclusive to):
- Explosions and fires
- Vehicle, vessel and tug collisions
- Helicopter crashes
- Lifting accidents
- Falling accidents, including slip and falls, falling from elevated areas, equipment falling on workers, etc.
- Diving accidents
- Drilling accidents
- Crane failures
- Line handling accidents.
Maritime and offshore accidents can cause a range of injuries, the worst of which can have lasting or potentially deadly impacts. Some common maritime and offshore injuries include:
- Back and spinal injuries
- Brain injuries, ranging from concussions to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Broken bones
- Burns and electrocution
- Crushing injuries
- Eye injuries
- Hearing loss
- Disfigurement, including loss of limb
- Lung disease
- Mental and emotional stress
- Wrongful death.
When maritime workers sustain these or other job-related injuries, the circumstances surrounding the injury will impact the options for financial recovery. The following are some questions that can help uncover the available legal remedies in the aftermath of a maritime or offshore accident:
- When and where did the injury occur?
- When and where did the worker receive treatment for the injury?
- Did the worker receive proper safety training for the job?
- Did the employer provide adequate safety equipment?
- Did the employer comply with all federal and state worker safety regulations?
Eligibility for Maritime & Offshore Injury Claims: Who Can File a Maritime Injury Claim?
The booming maritime industry in the U.S. employs at least 1.2 million Americans.1 Among those are workers like the following, who may qualify to file a maritime injury claim (according to U.S. maritime laws):
- Offshore oil rig workers.
Maritime Laws: Types of Maritime & Offshore Injury Claims
The type of maritime or offshore injury claim these and other injured maritime workers can pursue will depend on:
- The nature of the injured maritime worker’s job
- The exact cause(s) of the accident or injury.
The following presents a brief overview of the different types of maritime injury claims. Click the heading for more information about a particular type of claim or contact the Amaro Law Firm for information specific to you and your potential claim.
The Jones Act offers full coverage to American seamen who have suffered a maritime or offshore injury. Also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, the Jones Act allows an injured seaman or maritime worker to file an injury claim against an employer when:
- The injury was sustained aboard a ship.
- The ship was unseaworthy.
- The employer engaged in negligent behavior.
Although the Jones Act entitles a seaman to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other damages, employers and their insurance companies often try to limit or eliminate these protections.
The LHWCA covers workers who are not protected by the Jones Act. This includes longshoremen, dock workers, and other employees who are injured while constructing, repairing or demolishing ships in docks and shipyards.
LHWCA claims have strict filing deadlines, and they go through a federal agency (rather than a state agency). Similar to workers’ compensation claims, LHWCA claims can be pursued regardless of fault. Understanding the facets and requirements for filing these claims is critical to getting them approved.
When a ship owner’s negligence causes a seaman to lose his life aboard a ship, the Death on the High Seas Act allows the worker’s family to recover damages from the vessel’s owner. For a Death on the High Seas Act claim to be eligible for compensation, it must:
- Be filed within three years of the incident that caused the worker’s death
- Involve a fatality that occurred more than three nautical miles off of a U.S. shore (i.e., This Act does not cover deaths on Great Lakes, rivers or other U.S. territorial waters.)
- Demonstrate that the worker’s death would not have occurred if the vessel’s owners had taken the proper precautions to ensure the worker’s safety
- Be filed by a “personal representative” of the worker, such as the worker’s spouse, parent, child, or anyone dependent on the worker’s income.
At any given time, an oil rig can be rife with potential dangers, including a risk of fires and explosions. When oil rig explosions occur, the devastation can impact oil and gas workers, those on adjacent properties and the well operation itself.
The liability issues can be just as complex, with various parties potentially being liable. Equipment manufacturers, subcontractors and oil companies are just a few of the parties who may be liable for oil rig explosions.
Cargo Damage & Claims Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA)
The COGSA protects cargo shippers in the event that their goods traveling to or from a U.S. are damaged in transit. As the U.S. enactment of the Hague Rules, the COGSA provides that shipowners pay cargo owners a specific amount (usually $500) per packaged damaged.
How Can an Attorney Help Me?
The lawyers at the Amaro Law Firm can help you protect and advocate your rights while positioning your maritime injury claim for success. Resourceful and compassionate, our attorneys have extensive experience helping injured workers:
- Successfully navigate the recovery process – Whether an injured maritime worker is pursuing a Jones Act claim, an LHWCA claim, a claim under the Death on the High Seas Act, a COGSA claim or another claim, our lawyers can help.
- Pursue all available legal remedies – We have the knowledge, skills and resources to help injured workers maximize their financial recoveries.
- Secure the recoveries and justice they deserve – We are tireless advocates for injured workers. We won’t back down until our clients obtain the compensation and justice to which they are entitled.
Though money will never reverse a permanent injury or bring back a loved one, compensation from these claims can relieve significant financial stress as injured workers and their families try to pick up the pieces.
The representation of a lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm can make all of the difference in the outcome and recoveries for these claims.
Outcomes & Recoveries: Compensation for Maritime Injury Claims
Successful maritime injury claims can result in various damages, depending on the nature of the claim and injuries. In general, these awards can include compensation for (but not necessarily limited to):
- Medical expenses, including hospital bills, surgery costs, doctors’ office visits and physical therapy
- Lost wages, including past and future lost income
- Pain, suffering and emotional distress.
The Amaro Law Firm has helped numerous maritime and offshore injury victims secure the financial recoveries they need to restore their lives. Our record of success and exceptional representation in maritime injury claims has earned us 5-star ratings on Google and Facebook.
Contact a Houston Maritime & Offshore Injury Lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm
A Houston maritime & offshore injury lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm is ready to explain your rights and help you get justice.
To schedule a free consultation with us, call (877) 892-2797 or email our firm. We can answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to build a strong claim and bring it to the best possible resolution.
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“ He is an outstanding lawyer. ”A Private Practice Attorney
“ Satisfied I was very pleased with the outcome of my case and the attentiveness and patience of Wendy. She was very knowledgeable and friendly.. I was kept in the loop and she responded quickly to any questions or concerns I had. ”A client
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“Over the last couple of years, I have had the pleasure of working closely with Candace and other members of the Amaro Law Firm. During that time, I learned how much of a hard worker Candace is and how much she wants to assist clients in getting the help they need and deserve. ”Torri Martin
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“ Recommendation Randolph James Amaro Jr., at The Amaro Law Firm handled our case in a very professional manner, very knowledgeable in the field of personal injury. Kept us well informed and went the extra mile to answer any and all questions in a timely manner. Always returned phone calls and e-mail messages promptly. Would certainly recommend him and return to him for his superb expertise and knowledge. ”Jacob
“Truly enjoy working with Candace M. as well as Wendy Z. they both have extremely positive attitudes and carry on a smile the whole time your with them! They're both very professional in all aspects and also want to share I truly enjoyed working with Candace awhile back on all there BP cases. She was prompt and always on top of everything needed w the clients and providers. ”Rubin Barrera
“I have worked closely and professionally with the Amaro Law Firm for some years now. I want to thank the attorneys and their staff for their professionalism and more than anything their outstanding customer service! They are very prompt on communication and excel in caring about their clients' case in such a delicate manner from point A to point Z. I highly recommend them to anybody I know because of the knowledge and expertise in their staff! ”Armando Duran
“I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Amaro and his team for over 5 years. He and his staff are always so pleasant and professional. ”Amber Epperson
“ We have had the honor to work with James, Wendy, and the rest of the great staff at Amaro Law Firm for almost 10 years. Amaro Law Firm is an outstanding law firm. As a court reporter and firm owner with over 30 years of experience, I have had the opportunity to meet many fine attorneys through the years, and I have always felt that James and his staff are right at the top. They are very knowledgeable about the law and also passionate about taking care of/representing their clients. They are always very professional and are extremely respectful of myself and my staff. I look forward to many more years of working with everyone at Amaro Law Firm. ”Robin
“ Amaro Law Firm has done an outstanding job with my BP oil spill claim. Seems they went the extra mile to get my compensation for lost work during that time. They kept me informed and are very efficient and knowledgeable people to communicate with. I recommend them to anyone needing legal assistance. Thank you! ”Danny Durastanti
“ James is a great resource for me when it comes to case analysis, trial strategy, and responding to legal issues. He is a great person to help think of different way to present cases or to handle complex issues. ”A Private Practice Attorney
“ I want to give thanks to a very special woman by the name of Candace McCullough. Every time I call and ask questions then she has answers. She has been a blessing to me since the beginning and after I hope she gets a vacation for all her hard work... Thank you Candace. ”Willie Long
“It was a truly pleasure working with such a great staff. We were confident by putting all our trust on this firm even though we live hundreds of miles away. Phone calls were answered, questions were answered and every time on a very professional way and timely manner. We are very pleased with the whole process and compensation. We also like to take this opportunity to mention how grateful we are to have been able to work with Candace; we had an issue with the delivery of our check because the delivery company, unfortunately delivered the letter to the wrong building number since lived in a very big condominium complex but Candace went on and beyond to make sure a make up check was delivered promptly and to the correct address in less than a week! Thank you so much for taking care of that amd still kept it very professional. If I recommend this firm?, INDEED, I sure do, with my eyes closed!!! Happy Holidays and keep it up!!! ”Emily Gonzalez
“As the owner of an accounting consulting services business, I have had the pleasure of working with the Amaro Firm for almost three years on Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement claims litigation. Our work together on the Deepwater Horizon spill claims process involves navigating an extensive and complex settlement agreement and representing victims of the Spill against numerous parties whom all have a vested interest in ensuring that those victims never receive economic remuneration. Throughout this arduous process, the Amaro Firm’s staff has consistently demonstrated themselves to be highly skilled, insightful, meticulous, and unrelenting in their pursuit of justice for their clients. David Miller is a model example of the exceptional attorneys working at the Amaro Firm. While collaborating directly with Mr. Miller for the past eighteen months on Deepwater Horizon Settlement claims, I have witnessed first-hand his excellent analytical skills and ability to quickly formulate an effective strategy for each individual client. Additionally, Mr. Miller’s keen eye for detail and exceptional writing skills make him an invaluable asset in virtually any legal setting. Perhaps most importantly, Mr. Miller is easily accessible at all times and is highly motivated to help each and every one of his clients and vendors succeed in any way he can. All of the aforementioned attributes are also exemplified by James Amaro, the Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Amaro is a leader in his field and is an impeccable example of the intellect and unwavering persistence required of all attorneys involved in guiding clients through complex legal disputes. Due to the high degree of competence, skill, and overall professionalism exhibited by the Amaro Firm I would highly recommend their services to anyone in need of expert counsel with their BP Economic or Medical claims, general insurance disputes or personal injury lawsuits, especially trucking accident litigation. Zack Orsburn Owner, RRR Claims Consulting Services LLC ”Zack Orsbum
“ My accident was a he said/she said case and the Amaro Law Firm was able to prove the young guy who hit was at fault. I am very excited they were able to get a settlement for me. With this money it will help my family since I just had a new baby girl. ”R. V.
“ The Amaro Law Firm is simply the best there is! I contacted them trying to find someone to handle my serious head-on motor vehicle accident where the defendant rammed into me at 35-40 mph. He was ticketed for the accident and I was left in my car, deployed airbag in my lap, with serious injuries that I still suffer from almost 4 years later with future joint replacement surgery yet to come. Felipe was my first contact (aside from the receptionist who was very friendly and professional) and he spent almost an hour patiently listening to me explain my case and the accident and each of my injuries. The next day, I met with Wendy Zagala, firm paralegal, who spent 3 hours (!) before the firm had even taken me on as a client, listening to every minute part of my story, from the horror of watching the defendant barrel into me to the terror of being back-boarded on a stretcher to the hospital to the frustration and disgust brought on in dealing with the defendant's insurance company's attorney and his lies and game playing. Tears, anger, frustration, and an ever-growing sense of hopelessness ... until I got to the Amaro Law Firm. Mr. Amaro's prior experience as a insurance company defense attorney assured me that he would know exactly how to handle my case. His vast experience, his integrity, his professionalism, his dedication, his support and compassion, his doggedness, his intelligence ... what more can one ask for in seeking a personal injury attorney? Nothing! ”Lori Khan
“ My case was a sucess My attorney Mr. James Amaro was spectacular during my entire case. His staff and office were always very helpful and always made sure to answer all my questions during my legal process. I am very happy with the settlement of my case and how aggressive he was against the insurance companies who were not willing to settle before mediation. ”Don
“ Candace McCullough was very helpful, as was everyone at Amaro. ”Jay Chenier
“ Great team very professional and honest I'm very happy with the help I'm receiving from Mr. James Amaro. He is professional and it looks like he is there to work for me and he likes what his doing not it roll like my bad experience with someone before but the great thing is that I feel and I know that I'm with a very professional people I like to say thank you to his assistant Wendy Zagala because she takes her time to explain things and makes sure the I understand everything thanks for making me feel safe :-) ”Elio
“ I have been with Amaro Law Firm since I believe 2013. And I have to say that working with Candace McCullough has been especially so helpful helping me understand my case and how the whole process works I would not have been this far along without Amaro Law Firm. And my main contact Candace McCullough thanks so much!!! ”Al Black Paglia
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“Amaro Law Firm has great customer service. They are very professional and alway a pleasure to work with. Mr. Amaro has a great team especially Wendy. They are very dedicated employees. ”Regena Ratcliff
“I highly recommend Amaro Law Firm! The entire team at the firm are knowledgeable and courteous, and most importantly, get the job done! These guys are not afraid of trial cases, and will fight until the end. Thanks guys! You're the best! ”Kenneth Akiri
“Your first experience with any law firm is their paralegal team and let me just say Wendy Rosenbaum-Zagala is the only reason I moved forward!! Her professionalism and representation of the firm is always at best!! ”Leonor L.
“I worked with Candace McCullough on some of the BP cases. She was always professional, friendly & helpful. Candace is a very hard worker as well! ”Alison Anderson
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“ I will always recommend The Amaro Law Firm. Mrs. McCullough thank you for taking the time to answer all my questions. You are great. Thank you. ”Ron Soliz
“ The Amaro Law Firm is not afraid to pick a fight with money hungry insurance companies. In my case, they were extremely professional and achieved results that I thought were totally out of reach. I highly recommend this firm. ”R. L.
“I have worked with candace in the past and she is very hardworking and dedicated! I highly recommend the amaro law firm!!! ”Reggie Garza
“ My accident was a he said/she said case and the Amaro Law Firm was able to prove the young guy who hit was at fault. I am very excited they were able to get a settlement for me. With this money it will help my family since I just had a new baby ... ”A Google User
“The full staff of the Amaro Law firm has been a wonderful team to work with throughout the process of my BP oil spill claim. The professionalism and attention to detail has been outstanding and goes to show why this firm is successful. I would recommend these guys to anyone seeking legal representation. ”Philip Rymal
“ In selecting the Amaro Law Firm, I could not be more pleased at the firms dedication and hard work that has gone into this BP Claim. It has taken months and months of paper work, deliberation, and devotion. Without this firm, I would be at a lost of how to continue this claim. Attorney David Miller, has been diligent and more than willing to take time to keep me updated on each action of this case. This claim will be handled to the end with a respected attorney and his firm. The Amaro Law Firm is a top notch, highly qualified firm, I would not hesitate to recommend this Law Firm, as one of the BEST. ”Daniel W.
“ James is an ethical and zealous advocate for his clients. He is very capable of handling the most difficult of cases that land on his desk. ”A Private Practice Attorney
“ I've been with the Amaro Law Firm since October of 2012. My favorite person there is a paralegal by the name of Candace McCullough. Being a very sick and impatient client, she makes sure that all my questions and concerns are addressed before she even attempts to go home for the day, to attend to her own families needs. How selfless is that? I wouldn't change a thing. #Lovemylawfirm. ”Pauline Andres
“ They took care of me! After the accident I had, I was in pain and unsure what to do next, but the Amaro Law Firm took care of me. All I had to do was give them my information and they did the rest. I was always being updated on how my case was going and whenever I had any questions they responded in a flash. My truck got fixed, my medical bills got paid, and I have money in my pocket. I couldn't be happier with the Amaro Law Firm! ”Velvet
“Amaro Law Firm including my Attorney David Miller has done an outstanding job with my BP Claim. David is informative, knowledgeable, kind and has shown me the highest respect. I will truly refer everyone to Amaro Law Firm in the future. Thanks David for all your hard work. ”Michele Alfred
“Amaro law firm did an outstanding job getting me the most money for my insurance claim. They always kept me well informed and provided me with a great case manager!! ”Alberto Flores
“When I met with Amaro Law firm Wendy Zagala was very pleasant and made me feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend this law firm because of her. ”Jennifer Alarcon
“I've been a client since 2012 with the Amaro Law Firm. The service that I've received surpasses any attention that I could have expected from James Amaro, and his paralegal Candace McCullough. James Amaro stays on top of any changes that need attention, and Candace works hand in hand with James by keeping his clients up to date on circumstances as well. I recommend this Law Firm to friends and family. Amaro Law Firm got your back 24/7. ”Pauline Anders
“ Satisfied client I chose Amaro Law Firm after an insurance company tried to take advantage of me. As soon as I spoke to one of the representatives I automatically felt comfortable and confident that I was going to be taken care of. They communicated all plans and any changes during the process and most of all they were always honest. I was extremely happy with the settlement and would recommend them to anyone who wants results. Thank you Amaro Law Firm for the great customer service and for taking action! ”A client
“I had the pleasure of working with James Amaro, his associate David Miller, and the rest of his team at the Amaro Law Firm for multiple years on the BP Oil Spill economic loss claims. His firm provides excellent legal representation coupled with superb customer service for its clients. Whether you need help with a BP Oil Spill economic or medical claim, or you have a personal injury lawsuit to pursue, the Amaro team will do everything possible to provide helpful advice and achieve positive results. ”AB Dunning LLC
“The Amaro Law Firm gets results! James Amaro has assembled a terrific team of professionals to handle your case. Candace McCullough, in particular, is a dedicated and effective member of the team who never disappointed with the quality of her work. ”Ron Rodgers
“ Excellent Attorney ”A Private Practice Attorney
“ Amaro Law Firm represented me for an injury that I had at my work place, they were very professional and they care about me and my situation...even though that other firms when I explain my case, didn't give me very much hopes ... ”Maria Roldan
“ Great lawyer James worked so hard for me..great guy listen when I had questions about my case....Very honest I trust him with my life....He did what he said he would do for me and won a big case.....Thank you James........ ”Eve
“Hello, my name is Matthew Scott. I live in Florida and after the BP oil spill occurred, the company I work for was asked to send representatives to aid in the security of the areas where the workers cleaning the oil spill were and their housing areas. (Tent Cities). I was there for five weeks working 12 hours on and 12 hours off. Even with all the precautions that were taken to prevent anything from happening I did feel it necessary to file a lawsuit against BP. The Amaro Law Firm handled my case and it was completed to my satisfaction. Without the help of paralegal Candace McCullough, I feel it would have been much harder for me. She is truly a great asset to the law firm. Thanks again Candace McCullough for all you did for me. ”Cameron Merriman for Matthew Scott
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