Corpus Christi Maritime Injury Lawyers

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in a Marine or Maritime accident? Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 1.800.862.1260

If you have been injured in a Maritime Accident, you need a lawyer who knows maritime law. Call Carabin Shaw we can help.

Federal Admiralty and Maritime Law

The federal government has several laws which can cover workers who are injured offshore, which include:

  • The “Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act,”
  • The Jones Act,
  • The Federal “Death on the High Seas Act”
  • The “Military Sealift Command” Act
  • The “Public Vessels Act”
  • The “Admiralty Extension Act”
  • The Federal “Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act”
  • The Federal “Limitation of Liability Act”
  • The “Third Party Longshore Claims” Act as passed by the federal government
What Can Actually Cause Offshore Accidents and Injuries?

People who work offshore face tough and difficult weather conditions and frequently have to use dangerous heavy equipment during their work duties. There can be many reasons for injuries and accidents offshore. These include:

  • Accidents while transferring between vessels
  • Accidents caused by bad weather
  • Accidents suffered while diving
  • Accidents and injuries caused by explosions
  • Injuries caused by slippery deck conditions and shipboard leaks
  • Accidents and injuries caused by explosions and fires
  • Injuries and accidents caused by crane failures
  • Boat collisions which cause injuries
  • Accidents caused by outdated vessel technology
  • Accidents caused by human error
  • Injuries suffered in helicopter crashes
  • Accidents caused by distracted vessel crews
  • Accidents caused by safety regulations which are not met or upheld
Getting Yourself Help after you suffer a Maritime Injury

Do you need an admiralty attorney after you suffer from an offshore injury? Your answer is usually yes. While working in a maritime job, if you suffer an injury, Carabin Shaw’s Corpus Christi injury attorneys can do three basic things for you:

  1. We work to protect you and protect your rights
  2. We can level the entire playing field when you are involved in a tough case
  3. We can answer all of your relevant questions all through the claims process

Our offshore and marine injury lawyers are totally knowledgeable about all aspects of maritime and admiralty law. Admiralty and maritime laws can be complex, and Carabin Shaw has the right answers to your good questions. Pursuing a claim for damages for an injury suffered offshore can be full of delays and roadblocks, but a Corpus Christi maritime injury lawyer can help get you a timely and fair recovery and resolution of your case.

Contact a Corpus Christi Maritime Injury Lawyer

At Carabin Shaw, our attorneys have gotten settlements, confidential and otherwise, and verdicts on behalf of maritime workers who get injured all over the Gulf of Mexico and its coast. We can give you the best chance to get the maximum legally available compensation for your injuries.

Our maritime injury lawyers all have many years of experience fighting and negotiating with big companies as defendants and their insurance carriers. If you or an immediate member of the family has been killed or seriously injured due to an accident offshore, you should get in contact with us for your free, no obligation to you, case evaluation. If you attempt to collect for your injuries without an experienced admiralty and maritime lawyer’s advice, you or your loved one may be faced with a lifelong injury, its complications and unfortunate financial ruin.

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in a Marine or Maritime accident? Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 1.800.862.1260

Visits with the Attorney are by appointment only. Main office San Antonio, Texas.

The Carabin Shaw Offices in Corpus Christi are located two blocks south of the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Our Corpus Christi telephones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 361.444.1111.


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