Jones Act Cases

Jones Act Lawyer

Houston Maritime Accident Injury Attorney

When an employee who works offshore — on an oil rig, platform, tug boat, offshore drilling rig or other vessel — is injured during their course of employment, he or she is entitled to maintenance and cure benefits under the federal Jones Act. The law firm of Manuel Gonzales, P.C., in Houston, Texas, helps injured seamen, longshoremen, harbor workers and other maritime workers obtain their benefits under the Jones Act.

Did you sustain an offshore worker injury and require assistance with a Jones Act claim? Talk to a maritime lawyer who can fight the insurance company for the money you deserve. Call my Houston, Texas, law firm today toll-free at 888-470-6967 or locally at 713-664-3600 or San Antonio at 210-764-5235 to schedule your free initial consultation.

What is the Jones Act?

It is a federal statute that entitles offshore workers who have sustained an offshore injury to file a lawsuit against their employer, provided that crew members or the ship owner's negligence caused the injury.

What is Maintenance and Cure?

The law firm of Manuel Gonzales, P.C., vigorously strives for the maintenance and cure benefits injured offshore workers are entitled to receive. Additionally, we fight for any money that you may be entitled to over and above maintenance and cure. This could arise due to another party's negligence or the unseaworthiness of the vessel on which you were injured.

If you have been injured in a maritime accident and need assistance with a Jones Act claim, call the law firm of Manuel Gonzales, P.C., to schedule your free initial consultation. We can be reached toll-free at 888-470-6967 or locally at 713-664-3600 or San Antonio at 210-764-5235. You can also contact my firm online.

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