TEXAS CITY LAW BLOG
January 28, 2020
Suffering an injury is never fun, let alone while you’re on vacation. Not only can an injury throw a wrench into many of your plans, but you are also away from home—sometimes even in another country—away from doctors you know and trust, and often without loved ones and others who can care for you.
January 21, 2020
Under the Jones Act, if you are hurt during the course of your duties either as a result of negligence by your employer or coworker, or because the vessel on which you work is deemed unsafe or unseaworthy, you are entitled to collect compensation for the damages you suffer by suing your employer.
January 14, 2020
In any type of personal injury claim—whether it stems from an auto accident, a slip and fall, a maritime accident, a dangerous or harmful product, or any other situation in which an injury is sustained—your ability to collect compensation to cover your medical bills, costs of repairing damaged property, and any other losses you suffer rests on your ability to prove that you were a victim of negligence.
December 24, 2019
The maritime industry is thriving in League City. Since so many with maritime occupations—sailors, cruise ship staff, harbor workers, and those in the oil and mineral industry, to name a few—work and live here, it should come as no surprise that more maritime accidents occur here as well.