Jones Act Claims

If you or someone you love has been injured in an offshore accident in the course of employment, you may be able to file a Jones Act claim under your employer. At James L. Arruebarrena, L.L.C., in New Orleans, Louisiana, we help those who have been affected by maritime accidents understand their rights and take steps to secure justice.

What Does The Jones Act Do?

The Jones Act is a federal law that allows an injured seaman to sue his or her employer for negligence. Examples of negligence that may be covered include:

  • Dangerous conditions like slippery decks or broken ladders
  • Failure to provide appropriate equipment for employees to perform their work
  • Insufficient training
  • Improperly maintained equipment
  • Unsafe work methods
  • Negligence or assault by a co-worker

Work Closely With A Proven Maritime Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured because of your employer's negligence, they are likely speaking with their own experienced attorney to minimize their liability and undermine your case. Level the playing field by retaining an attorney commonly called "The Equalizer." james Arruebarrena has the skill and experience to go against the opposition with an absolute commitment to you.

When you enlist our firm for help with your case, Mr. Arruebarrena works for you and no one else. Your entire case will be handled by an injury lawyer with decades of experience and a record of success — not a paralegal or associate. He will champion your rights at every step while holding your employer accountable under the law.

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Please call 504-322-1272 or send us an email to discuss your case. We look forward to helping you protect your interests and pursue justice.