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Maritime and Offshore News

The Jones Act Was Designed to Protect Offshore Workers

The federal government has long understood that maritime workers work in intense environments that are of high risk for death and injury. Offshore workers employed in marine commerce live a challenging life that is often very difficult for others to understand. The high risk involved with their daily activities keeps them far away from traditional…..

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Tagged Jones Act, maritime injury attorney, maritime injury law attorney, Merchant Marine Act,

Offshore Injuries Are Protected by the Jones Act

Any individual that has worked on an offshore oil rig recognizes that coworker or employer negligence is often the cause of many of the accidents that happen on an oilrig at sea. This often includes deck accidents, equipment failure, falls, slips, falling cargo, fires and explosions. Because of that, offshore workers hire maritime attorneys as…..

Posted in Blog, Maritime and Offshore News,
Tagged deck accidents, Jones Act, maritime attorneys, Merchant Marine Act, offshore injury lawyer,

Attorney Explains Why Falls are so Common

Personal Injury Attorney:  Why Are Falls So Common? Falls are most consistently the cause of accidents that produce injuries. More than a million injuries occur every year in the United States, and many of them occur in the Dallas area. Why are falls so common? Quite simply, they occur because people don’t understand the surfaces…..

Posted in Industrial Injury, Maritime and Offshore News, Oil Field Injury,

Refinery facility honored by OSHA

A Houston-based refinery facility is receiving one of the highest honors from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The company that runs the facility is Veolia, and they have been accepted into OSHA’s voluntary protection program at the Star Award level, which is the highest level. Veolia places an emphasis on teaching employees to…..

Posted in Industrial Injury, Maritime and Offshore News, Oil Field Injury, Insurance Claims,
Tagged Compensation, Houston personal injury attorney, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Veolia, Workplace injury,