As a centuries old profession, fishermen still face many dangers today as they did in years past despite the advancement of technology. A fisherman faces serious risks each day with unruly seas, improperly maintained equipment, lack of safety precautions, carelessness of others, and much more. For fishermen on a commercial fishing vessel, there are several bodies of law that protect your rights after an accident or illness. These laws have helped win compensation for fishermen like you and can be a great asset. Kevin A. Moore has helped thousands of fishermen and maritime workers and can help you in your case.
If you work on a commercial fishing vessel within the U.S. you have rights to be compensated for your injuries that are due to negligence, carelessness, or a cause that demonstrates lack of responsibility on the owner’s part. For over 25 years Kevin has focused his practice on representing injured and disabled workers, and has worked with countless fishermen on their maritime cases for onshore or offshore injuries. Every client and every case is unique and the Firm works hard to ensure that victims of these accidents receive justice, care, and fair compensation for their injuries. Contact Kevin right away if you or a loved one have been injured on the job as a fishermen.