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I Was Injured on an OffShore Oil Platform. What Law Applies?

Posted on : August 11, 2017
what laws apply in an offshore injury?
  When most people are injured on the job, the state’s workers’ comp law applies. That’s not true, however, when you work on an offshore platform. The rise of the offshore industry in recent years makes it all the more important to know your rights when you get hurt during the course of doing your [Read More]

Fires on OffShore Oil Rigs

Posted on : July 12, 2017
offshore fire oil rigs
Have you recently been injured in a preventable fire on an offshore oil rig? If so, you need to talk to an attorney about your rights. There’s a lot on the line when you’ve been burned or scarred. You may no longer be able to work and that’s to say nothing of dealing with the [Read More]

Government Research on Fatal Injuries in Offshore Oil & Gas Operations

Posted on : June 12, 2017
offshore injuries require an experienced lawyer
The oil and gas extraction industry in the United States has exploded in recent years. Unfortunately, however, so too has the collective fatality rate for this industry between the years 2003 and 2010. The fatality rate in this industry is seven times higher than for any other U.S. worker. The deep-water Horizon explosion was just [Read More]

Jones Act (report by the Centers for Disease Control

Posted on : May 16, 2017
According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control, employees that work in the oil and gas extraction industry (including offshore)