December 2019

Maritime & Offshore Injury Laws

2019-12-17T13:43:10-06:00December 4th, 2019|Maritime Accidents|

  The phrase “be careful out there” applies doubly to Alabama’s offshore or maritime workers, including seamen, commercial fishermen, and offshore workers in the oil industry. Their workspace contains many of the elements of an accident – wild weather; slippery surfaces; heavy, moving equipment; toxic material exposure, and extreme temperatures. Five Laws Provide Coverage for [...]

May 2019

November 2017

What Maritime Injuries Can I Be Compensated For?

2018-06-22T16:38:46-05:00November 30th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

The maritime industry provides jobs for countless people in the oil, gas, fishing, and transportation industries. Unfortunately, injuries are all too common in this line of work, and many workers incur high medical expenses or lose wages after an accident. If you’ve been injured while working at sea or at a port, you should contact [...]

Who Is Responsible for My Offshore Injury?

2019-02-19T17:58:55-06:00November 22nd, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

People can be injured in maritime & offshore jobs in a variety of ways. For example, the boat might have crashed, tipped over, or sunk. Passengers can also be injured from hitting a wave or the wake of another boat. Offshore or maritime injuries can result in sky-high medical bills, and victims can be in [...]

September 2017

Maritime Accidents and Injuries

2018-06-22T16:39:10-05:00September 12th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

Maritime work is a high-risk occupation, and injuries on the water aren’t uncommon. While accidents do happen and not all of them can be prevented, some accidents are caused by employer negligence. Know your rights. If you’re a maritime worker who’s been injured on the job because of your employer’s negligence, you need an experienced [...]

June 2017

May 2017

What If I Was Injured While Working At Sea?

2019-06-19T13:09:37-05:00May 16th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

Injured At Sea Some laws govern how injuries and accidents that occur on ships or other seagoing vessels. These rules are called “Maritime laws” or “Admiralty laws.” The content of these statutes pertains to the relationship between private individuals and businesses that are involved with ocean-based commerce. The entities could include sailors, [...]

February 2017

What are Liens and How Will They Affect My Settlement?

2018-06-22T16:40:11-05:00February 28th, 2017|Animal and Dog Bites, Aviation Accidents, Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Boating Accidents, Brain and Spinal Injuries, Car Accidents, Construction Site Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Maritime Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Nursing Home Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Slip-and-Fall Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

What are Liens and How Will They Affect My Settlement? First of all, what is a lien? A lien is a hold placed on money that has been or will be awarded at the end of a settlement or judgment. The money that is held aside is to pay a third party for a debt [...]

January 2017

Injured while working at sea? You have two ways to get compensation.

2017-03-25T19:38:24-05:00January 24th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

Injured while working at sea? You have two ways to get compensation. On behalf of Clay, Massey & Associates, P.C. posted in Maritime Injuries on Monday, October 17, 2016. Alabama has a thriving shipyard industry along the Gulf Coast that employs more than 5,000 people in port and on the ocean. The [...]