The Jones Act is a federal law that protects workers who are injured in the execution of their duties. This law applies to employees working on the water. Any offshore injury accident would fall under the Jones Act. First and foremost if you have experienced an injury offshore, contact a maritime injury attorney to schedule a free initial consultation to determine if you have a maritime injury claim. This attorney works on a contingency basis which means that you do not have to pay any money for his services until the case is won, and you receive compensation for your injuries. If the case is not won in your favor, you will not owe the attorney any fees. Because you want the best possible attorney representing you, this experienced attorney will follow your case from start to finish. It is foolish to think that the company will take good care of you.
According to the Jones Act, you may qualify for a large sum of money rather than just having your medical bills paid for and a small weekly check while you are injured. In many instances, Jones Act cases settle in the millions of dollars. Because The Jones Act is “fault-based,” it means that if your injury was caused by the negligence of another and no fault of yours, you are entitled to significantly more money. Employers are not anxious to share this information with you. They prefer that you do not seek legal advice or file a claim. For the best possible outcome for your injuries, visit https://www.CueriaLawFirm.com.
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