Maritime Accidents

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Maritime Accidents 2018-09-25T15:43:32+00:00

Maritime Accidents

All along the Gulf Coast and throughout Louisiana, there are oil rigs, offshore platforms and a large commercial shipping/boating industry. Daily, workers are injured on the job due to unsafe work conditions or others’ negligence. If you have questions about your rights and want to make certain they are protected, the team at Rome, Arata, Baxley & Stelly, LLC, will provide the guidance you need.

With more than 70 years of combined legal experience, the team at Rome, Arata, Baxley & Stelly, LLC, is committed to providing quality and competent legal counsel for those facing injuries. We are an established practice that represents only victims of negligent accidents, never siding with the insurance company. Our lawyers are knowledgeable of the law and experienced in the courtroom and stand ready to protect your rights.

Comprehensive Legal Services For Maritime Accident Claims

From obtaining medical assistance to helping you get the financial compensation that you deserve, our firm will help you throughout every step of the legal process. Our experienced team has represented individuals in a wide range of maritime accident claims, including:

Knowing Your Rights

Maritime law is complex. Some accident claims fall under general maritime law, while others are filed under the Jones Act or the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. It is important that you work with a lawyer who knows the law and is experienced at handling all types of maritime law claims. We will take time to listen to your side of the story, identify your goals and inform you of your rights. Our team will identify an effective strategy to pursue and make certain that you have the information you need to make a smart decision about your situation.

Contact Our Louisiana Oil Rig Accident Attorneys

If you have been injured due to another person’s or party’s negligence, you deserve representation from a lawyer who will stand up for your interests — no matter what. We at Rome, Arata, Baxley & Stelly, LLC, are committed to providing high-quality legal services for our clients.

To schedule a free initial consultation, contact our New Orleans maritime accident injury attorneys at 504-521-7946.

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Engineer, conductor & brakeman v. Railroad & trucking company

Train Accident

A railroad engineer, conductor and brakeman suffered severe injuries (primarily lumbar spine injuries) in a grade crossing collision in Canadian County, OK when a dump truck hauling a load of sand drove in front of their train.

Tulsa, OK.

Locomotive engineer v. Railroad and trucking company

Train Accident

Engineer perished from burn injuries when the freight train he was operating collided with a gasoline tanker truck at a railroad crossing.

New Orleans, LA

Crew members v. Railroad (confidential settlement) -

Train Accident

We represented several crew members of a train involved in a derailment which occurred allegedly due to defective and poorly maintained railroad tracks. Our clients suffered various physical injuries, …

Orlando, FL

Truck Driver v. Tire Manufacturer and Ins. Co.

We represented a driver of an 18-wheeler who was injured when a relatively new left front tire on the vehicle suffered a catastrophic failure and the treads separated, causing the truck to careen off of the roadway and into a tree. …

New Orleans, LA

Passenger v. Railroad

Our client was a very sweet 79 year old lady who was stepping down off of a train, when her foot missed the metal step-stool which had been placed on the ground by the railroad’s employee. She fell to the ground and fractured her left arm, …

Jacksonville, FL
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