Judy Guice

Serving Biloxi, MS

Attorney at firm Law Offices of Judy Guice

Serving Biloxi, MS

Awards AV Preeminent

When you are injured in a maritime accident, there are many costs involved, including medical bills and rehabilitation costs.  Lost wages,wages and  lost earning capacity, and pain and suffering are also the result of accidents, and they can make these medical costs and other bills difficult to pay.  However, whether you are a seaman, longshoreman, oil rig worker, harbor worker, shipyard worker, or other maritime worker, you have specific rights and benefits when you are injured in a maritime accident.  A competent Biloxi maritime injury attorney can help you recover the compensation you are entitled to through workers’ compensation or a personal injury lawsuit.

Rights of oil rig workers

Offshore drilling is dangerous work that too often results in injury-causing accidents.  One of the ways injured oil platform workers can recover for their maritime injuries is through the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA).  Through the LHWCA, Gulfport maritime injury lawyers help injured oil rig workers in Gulfport and elsewhere obtain benefits, like workers’ compensation benefits, from oil company insurers or the employer company itself.  Some common types of benefits include the following:

? Medical expenses
? Work stipends
? Compensation for permanent injuries
? Benefits to surviving spouse and/or children

Rights of maritime workers

Maritime work itself is dangerous enough, but it is worsened by the negligence of others.  By using the Jones Act, Biloxi maritime injury lawyers help qualifying seaman who are injured by the negligence of other crew members, their employers, ship owners, and others recover compensation from their employers for their injuries. Attorneys also help the families of deceased seaman bring wrongful death lawsuits to recover compensation for their own losses.  Some of the typical benefits injured seamen recover include the following:

? Medical expenses
? Lost wages and benefits
? Loss of future earnings
? Compensation for permanent injuries
? Compensation for pain and suffering

Contact a Gulfport maritime injury attorney to protect your rights

Gulfport Maritime injury attorney Judy Guice is dedicated to helping injured maritime workers workers in Biloxi, Gulfport, and other areas of Mississippi recover just compensation for their injuries.  With over 30 years of experience, attorney Guice has a long history of success.  To learn more about your options in a maritime injury case, contact the Law Offices of Judy Guice, P.A. today.

When you are injured in a maritime accident, there are many costs involved, including medical bills and rehabilitation costs.  Lost wages,wages and  lost earning capacity, and pain and suffering are also the result of accidents, and they can make these medical costs and other bills difficult to pay.  However, whether you are a seaman, longshoreman, oil rig worker, harbor worker, shipyard worker, or other maritime worker, you have specific rights and benefits when you are injured i

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