HAVE YOU BEEN HURT IN A BOATING ACCIDENT?
SOME OF OUR RESULTS
Wrongful death trucking case.
Client was rear-ended in heavy traffic.
Client was t-boned at an intersection by a commercial van.
Client was broad-sided in an intersection by a dump truck.
An 18-wheeler lost control of his truck and side-swiped our client.
Client was a passenger in an ATV accident
Client fell from 2nd floor platform at work.
Rear-end car accident that resulted in arthroscopic hip surgery.
Construction site accident. Client suffered neck and back injuries.
Hildebrand & Wilson, LLP Has Handled Thousands of Cases
Admiralty / Maritime Law / Offshore Accidents
Admiralty and Maritime Lawyer in Texas
The waters off of the Gulf Coast carry many seagoing vessels and are studded with oil and gas rigs. As oil exploration pushes the limits of what is technologically possible and ship traffic increases as businesses seek more cost effective methods of transporting goods, it seems inevitable the number of accidents and injuries increases.
The area of law that governs the injuries occurring on ships and other types of vessels is known as admiralty or maritime law. The attorneys at Hildebrand & Wilson, LLP handle a wide range of accident and injury cases for seamen that have been hurt on the docks, or on the ships, rigs, platforms and barges they work on.
From oil rig injuries to explosions, barge injuries and offshore accidents from a slip or fall, our firm is experienced at handling personal injury matters for seamen who are in need of compensation for the injuries they have suffered. Our experience extends to a variety of causes of actions related to admiralty and maritime claims.
The Jones Act contains provision that are directed at protecting the rights of seamen. The act allows sailors and other individuals that work on ships, boats, barges, and oil rigs to obtain compensation and/or damages from their employers if they are injured due to the negligence of the ship owner, captain, or fellow crew members. Our firm is fluent with the language of the Jones Act and can explain if and how it applies in your situation.
Onshore and Offshore Injuries
Accidents can happen to the crew anytime and the Jones Act protects seamen when they are working offshore, in port, or even onshore, if they are on “ship’s business.” We represent seamen who have been injured in an onshore or offshore accident, such as slipping and falling on the dock or being injured by a forklift while loading a ship.
If you or a loved one has suffered an accidental death, brain injury, spinal cord injury, paralysis, or other terrible condition, you need help right away. Contact us and you will receive a rapid response and be scheduled for a free initial consultation with a compassionate, experienced attorney.
Our law offices are located in Pearland (Brazoria County), Texas, but we serve all of Texas, and, to meet with you, our lawyers can travel anywhere throughout Texas, including Houston (Harris County), Conroe, Galveston, Victoria, Beaumont, Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, McAllen, Harligen, Brownsville, Waco, Dallas, Fort Worth, Longview, Tyler, Marshall, Texarkana, Pearland (Brazoria County), Angleton, Bastrop and more.
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