Unruly conditions on the sea create a high risk for major personal injury and wrongful death. International waters are unpredictable which aggravate that danger even more. The laws and conditions of navigable areas outside the U.S.’ protection are often not as focused on the safety of workers. If you have been injured as while on foreign waters and are a U.S. maritime worker, it is critical for you to contact an attorney who is experienced in maritime law. The laws are complex and having an attorney fighting for you will make all the difference in speed and success of your case.
International seamen need special representation for their injuries due to the nature of international laws and, depending on the waters on which the accident took place, governing nations’ laws can be tricky to work with. For over 25 years Kevin has focused his practice on representing injured and disabled workers, and has worked with countless seamen 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 on foreign waters.