Texas and Louisiana Maritime Injury Lawyers

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As states with a rich maritime heritage, Texas and Louisiana’s waterways serve as vital hubs for commerce and transportation. Unfortunately, maritime workers are exposed to various risks while carrying out their duties on vessels, rigs, and offshore platforms. At  Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers, we are dedicated to helping those client’s who have suffered maritime injuries understand their rights and pursue rightful compensation. Read on to learn more about the complexities of maritime law and how we can assist you during this challenging time.


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Understanding Maritime Injuries:

Maritime injuries can occur in a range of work environments, including offshore drilling rigs, cargo ships, towboats, and commercial fishing vessels. These accidents may result from equipment malfunctions, hazardous conditions, negligent actions, or even natural disasters. Our team of experienced attorneys specializes in maritime law and can guide you through the intricacies of your specific case.

Admiralty and Maritime Law in Texas and Louisiana:

Admiralty and maritime law governs incidents that happen on navigable waters, such as the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and various lakes and bays throughout Louisiana and Texas. This area of law is unique and differs significantly from other personal injury claims. Our firm’s in-depth knowledge of  nationwide maritime law ensures that your case will be handled with the utmost expertise and care.

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maritime injuries

Types of Maritime Injuries:

Maritime workers face a myriad of risks, and injuries can range from minor to severe, including slips and falls, burns, electrical accidents, offshore explosions, and more. Our team understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll these injuries can take on victims and their families across the nation.

Jones Act Claims:

If you are a seaman who has been injured while working on a vessel, you may be entitled to compensation under the Jones Act. This federal law protects the rights of seamen, allowing them to seek damages from their employers for injuries caused by negligence or unseaworthiness of the vessel.

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maritime injuries

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA):

For workers who are not considered seamen but are still employed in maritime industries, such as dock workers, shipbuilders, and harbor employees, the LHWCA provides a mechanism for seeking compensation for workplace injuries. Our legal team can help you navigate the complex process of filing an LHWCA claim.

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) Claims:

Employees working on offshore platforms and rigs located on the Outer Continental Shelf may be covered under the OCSLA. This act grants certain rights and benefits to workers who sustain injuries while engaged in offshore activities.

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Why Choose Us for Maritime Injury Claims:

Choose Bart Bernard Injury Law for your maritime injury claim. Expertise in maritime law, fierce advocacy, and compassionate support. Proven track record for successful outcomes.


Extensive knowledge of maritime injury law ensures comprehensive representation.

Fierce Advocacy

We fight to protect your rights and pursue maximum compensation.

Compassionate Support

Understanding your challenges, we offer caring guidance throughout the legal process.

Proven Success

Our track record showcases successful outcomes for maritime injury clients.

No Fees

Unless We Win

Your Recovery, Our Mission: No Win, No Fee! At Bart Bernard Injury Law, we’ll fight for your compensation on a contingency basis, so you can heal without financial worries.

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If you have been injured in a boat accident or other maritime-related incident, put your trust in the Bart Bernard Injury Lawyers, with offices in Texas and Louisiana we are equipped to help clients nationwide. We understand how maritime admiralty law affects your rights and can help you obtain maximum compensation under the law. Call (888) GET-BART for a free case review.

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