Mississippi Offshore Accident Lawyers
Our Offshore Law Firm Demands Answers When Companies Hurt Workers
Just because offshore work is inherently excusable doesn’t mean that companies shouldn’t be held accountable after accidents. Since the dangers of offshore work are well-documented, companies are responsible—both legally and morally—to protect the well-being of their workers. When preventable offshore injuries change lives, survivors and the families of victims deserve answers. At Arnold & Itkin, our Mississippi offshore accident attorneys have earned a reputation for never backing down from a fight. We know that people come to us during the most difficult times of their lives. We also know that people are facing powerful companies after offshore accidents. That’s why we level the playing field by demanding justice and never accepting less than clients deserve
Call our Mississippi offshore accident firm today at (888) 493-1629 for help. Our team is standing by to listen to your story and help you decide what to do next at no cost.
Offshore Accident FAQ
What Are Common Mississippi Offshore Accidents?
Because of its coastal area and vast network of rivers and lakes, Mississippi is the location of many types of offshore accidents. From oil rig explosion to tub boat collisions, the Mississippi offshore industry is filled with dangers for workers.
Common Mississippi work accidents involve:
What Types of Injuries Does a Mississippi Offshore Accident Firm Help With?
A lawyer can help recover the costs of any injury caused by a preventable offshore accident. Since offshore work can be grueling and dangerous, our lawyers often help people with injuries that are lifechanging and permanent. This type of injury is often referred to as being catastrophic.
Offshore injuries often include:
While we can’t change what happened to you, we can fight for answers from those who should have prevented your suffering. Whether you have life-changing injuries or face months of rehabilitation, Arnold & Itkin LLP is standing by to fight for the justice you deserve.
What the Jones Act?
The Jones Act is one of the most important laws for workers who’ve been injured during an offshore accident. Essentially, it holds offshore employers accountable for failing to prevent accidents and enables injured workers to obtain compensation after one.
What Can I Recover After an Offshore Accident in Mississippi?
Depending on your line of work, you’ll likely rely on laws such as the Jones Act or the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) to recover your losses. Each of these laws require employers to prevent accidents or face liability for failing to do so.
What you can recover depends on the details of your accident. However, there are a handful of common damages our attorneys recover during many cases.
Common damages our lawyers secure for injured offshore workers include:
- Lost wages
- The loss of the ability to work
- Medical debt
- The cost of future care
- Pain and suffering
Help from Our Mississippi Offshore Accident Law Firm Costs Nothing Upfront
When the crew of the Deepwater Horizon was treated poorly by the companies that should have prevented the disaster, we stepped in to level the playing field. After the entire crew of the El Faro vanished during a storm, we demanded the answers that grieving families needed to move forward.
Calling Arnold & Itkin LLP means that you’re turning to a Mississippi offshore accident law firm that has recovered billions of dollars for clients. Importantly, we’re an experienced maritime law firm and have a history of helping injured offshore workers secure the compensation they need rather than the low settlement they were initially offered.
Call us now for a free consultation at (888) 493-1629. If we take your case, you won’t have to pay anything unless we get results on your behalf.