Injured workers in shipping, offshore drilling, and longshoreman occupations need expert legal help: the kind of help you can find here.
Houston Maritime Law Attorney
Special federal and state laws make maritime and admiralty law a highly specialized field. The Law Firm of Laura Rodriguez is experienced and ready to help workers in shipping, offshore drilling, and longshoreman occupations who have been injured and need strong and swift legal help.
Positioned in Houston, Texas, the metropolitan heart of the Gulf Coast’s maritime and offshore drilling industries, the firm is well prepared to represent workers’ claims for compensation. If injuries prevent you from coming into the office for a personal consultation, then an attorney will come to you.
Get Compensation for Maritime Injuries
After injuries or losses occur, it’s wise to consult a qualified attorney before accepting any settlement offered by the employer or insurance company. Accepting such offers often prevents you from taking legal action to receive proper compensation for the full extent of your injuries and financial losses.
Contact a Houston Maritime Law Attorney
There is no cost and no obligation for a personal attorney consultation to evaluate your potential claim. Call or contact the firm today and make sure you and your family receive fair treatment under the law.
There is no cost and no obligation. Contact a Houston maritime law attorney to evaluate your potential claim. Call 713-378-0229, or use the contact form today and make sure you receive fair treatment under the law.
Some Notable Maritime Law Cases
- June 2015: Attorney Rodriguez reaches a settlement for over $300,000 for a Spanish speaking Louisiana longshoreman who sustained several injuries from a fall while working for one of the largest shipbuilders in Louisiana. The settlement amount was in addition to medical and indemnity benefits paid by the insurance company.
- December 2010: Attorney Rodriguez reaches $250,000 settlement for a Louisiana longshoreman who sustained a low back injury while sandblasting a boat. The settlement amount was in addition to medical benefits paid by the insurance company.
- November 2010: Attorney Rodriguez reaches $250,000 settlement for a Louisiana injured worker with a Federal Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act claim who sustained a neck injury while climbing a crane’s ladder located on an oil rig. The settlement amount was in addition to medical benefits paid by the insurance company.
- May 2010: One of Attorney Rodriguez’s longshoreman clients receives a $1.55 million dollar jury verdict. Her client suffered an accident in the Port of Houston when a yard mule truck crashed into the truck from which her client was unloading materials. Attorney Rodriguez’s client had to undergo neck surgery at one disc level.