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Reliable maritime and offshore injury legal services

Depend on Law Offices of Hales and Strickland for legal representation for maritime and offshore injuries. We understand that, in Louisiana, most people have a family or friend who works offshore or on the navigable waters of the Mighty Mississippi.


Whether you or a loved one has been injured working as a crew of an offshore drilling rig, jack-up rig, semi-submersible rig, mobile rig, tug boat, barge, trawler, tanker or otherwise, you need to consult an experienced lawyer who knows about your rights under the Jones Act and other laws.


Hales & Strickland is familiar with helping injured clients navigate the maze of laws and issued to help you recover to help you get back on your feet.

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (Codified in 2006) is a federal statute that regulates maritime commerce in U.S. Waters.


It includes a section on Seaman’s rights which lays out the steps and restrictions for injured maritime employees to recover compensation for their injuries from their employers.


Victims of maritime accidents can seek money damages when their injuries are the result of the careless or negligent acts of an employer or coworker.


If you are involved in an accident at sea, contact us to talk to a maritime injury lawyer at Hales & Strickland.

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