How Is An Offshore Injury Different From An Onshore Injury?
If you’re injured offshore it’s still under the umbrella of a personal injury, but there are some nuances to getting injured offshore: it falls under maritime law.
So you want to have a lawyer that understands maritime law and understands the difference between accidents that happens on land versus offshore you need someone that goes over that: you’re entitled to some specific rights, so you want someone that understands that process for you and often times maritime and offshore injuries can be extremely severe.
In the Greater New Orleans area and Louisiana we have a huge oil community and we’re called the energy coast, so we deal with a lot of clients that work in the oil service industry. If you’ve been involved in an accident or you’re not sure other it’s a maritime accident or an offshore accident give us a call, let a lawyer: we understand the differences between maritime law and regular law. Let us help you navigate through that complicated section of law.