Why You Should Hire a Jones Act Lawyer
Won't my offshore company take care of me?
Get the Help of a Proven Maritime Attorney
If you have been hurt while working offshore, then it may seem as if you are without hope. This could not be further from the truth. There are laws put into place with the specific purpose of protecting your rights during a time such as this. All you need is an experienced Jones Act attorney who will be able to help you take advantage of them. This is why we encourage you to contact us at Arnold & Itkin LLP as soon as possible. Over the years, we have established ourselves as leaders in this area of the law and demonstrated the ability to protect the rights of the injured.
In fact, when the Deepwater Horizon explosion occurred, we were proud to step up and represent 27 members of the 100 man crew – fighting every step of the way to help protect them and their best interests. We know what is on the line with complex litigation such as this and we have proven that we can be counted on. So why choose us to take on your case? There are a lot of things that set us apart, including our preferential location in Houston, TX.
Some of the benefits of working with Arnold & Itkin:
We move cases faster. If you have been seriously injured and you're looking to fight for compensation, the last thing that you want is to deal with a delayed case. You want help that is going to expedite the case – not slow it down. Due to our resources and our location, our firm is known for moving cases fast. We have the same interests as you: to get justice done as fast as possible.
We have preferential trial settings. We have preferential trial settings. By law, Texas Courts have to give Jones Act seamen a preferential trial setting. That means that your case will move to the top of the list and not have to wait behind other cases. This also means that we can get you justice sooner in Texas than we could in other states where the laws are not as favorable to workers.
We get better values. Your main concern when you're knee-deep in a maritime claim is to get the maximum compensation that you deserve. Our firm has been known to be able to help maximize recovery for our clients. We have been involved in several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements; including a $14 million Jones Act seaman case for the victim of a head injury. This experience and track record isn't a promise or a guarantee since every case is unique, but it is indicative of our ability to help our clients and should be taken as such. If you want to learn more about our verdicts and settlements, please click here.
We have the experience to take on big companies. If you're filing a claim against a large company, you need to know that your attorney has the experience to handle the high-stakes situation. At Arnold & Itkin, we have taken on large corporations before and been successful. We won't be daunted and we won't be overwhelmed. We know the best way to do it and will fight for you. Better yet? We will be fighting them on our turf and in our backyard – experience that small town lawyers simply are not going to be able to provide to you.
Get the Experience of a Heavyweight Attorney
Your future is simply too important to leave into the hands of a lawyer that is unfamiliar with maritime law or an attorney who is handling his first big case. You want someone who knows the ropes and knows the system – someone with an intimate knowledge of what you are facing. This is exactly what you will find should you choose to work with an offshore injury lawyer from our firm. We have recovered billions of dollars on behalf of our clients. We have the experience, qualifications and desire to help you. So what are you waiting for? We work on a contingency fee basis so you have nothing to lose.
Give us a call today to take the first step toward recovery: (888) 493-1629.