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Maritime & Offshore Injuries

Austin Maritime & Offshore Injury Lawyer

From the seas to the shore, The Daspit Law Firm is here to protect you.

To the untrained eye, seeing a ship, a port, or famous seaside terminal is just a visual representation of the marine world. Individuals involved in the maritime industry, however, know the ins and outs of the buzzing activity - and dangerous hazards - that occur in these places of business. Without hardworking seafarers who work day in and day out, there would be no shipping industry. It is their daily work that keeps many other people employed in other industries around the world, including financiers, energy investors, and manufacturers.

If you were injured in a maritime or offshore accident, our Austin personal injury lawyer is here to help you. At The Daspit Law Firm, we have a special appreciation for individuals who are employed in one of the most crucial professions to our society. We understand that ports, marine platforms, and shipyards are bustling centers of production, and as a result, accidents may happen anytime. If someone's negligence of carelessness directly caused your accident, however, you may be in a position to file a claim for compensation. We stand ready to advocate fiercely on your behalf to make certain that you receive the maximum benefits for your damages.

Your Rights Under Maritime Laws

No industry can operate safely if it disregards or neglects the law, especially the maritime and offshore industry. Workers in the shipping profession must adhere to numerous national, regional, and international rules. Failing to abide by these regulations that have been put into place to protect workers could result in catastrophic, or in some cases, fatal injuries.

Our experienced Austin personal injury attorney has an in-depth understanding of maritime laws and how they pertain to offshore accidents, including the following:

  • Admiralty Law
  • Death on the High Seas Act
  • General Maritime Law
  • The Jones Act
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act

Mariners, officers, crew members, and engineers will often be surrounded by heavy machinery used to build ships and conduct other business. Oftentimes, maritime operations continue into the night. Working around dangerous and toxic materials can be dangerous enough as is, but working under extreme conditions could cause a minor mistake to escalate into a devastating accident during complex, logistical procedures.

Call The Daspit Law Firm for World-Class Service

As a hardworking individual, you make the maritime industry flow and you contribute daily to the success of many other industries around the globe. It is only fitting that you deserve an attorney who can offer you world-class legal counsel at a time when you need it most.

If you wish to learn more about your rights after a maritime or offshore accident, do not wait another moment to call The Daspit Law Firm for your free consultation.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one.

    “Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with the service I received and the outcome was even better. Brandon was straight forward, helpful and successful! Thanks for all of your hard work!”

    Bryce H.

  • Great experience at Daspit law! These guys really know what their doing.

    “Great experience at Daspit law! These guys really know what their doing. I had no idea it would be this easy. Corey stepped up and took care of everything!”

    Joanna C.

  • I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit

    “I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit Law. There was no fast talking gimmick type techniques used. Robert was actually very personable and answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable through out the whole process. Highly recommend Robert!”

    Shawn B.

  • Such a great experience from start to finish.

    “Such a great experience from start to finish. From the moment I called to the first visit everyone was extremely cordial and went out of their way to accommodate my needs. We went through everything step by step and they made me feel comfortable throughout the whole process. very pleased with the settlement!”

    Julian S.

  • What a great experience at Daspit Law Firm!

    “What a great experience at Daspit Law Firm! While on vacation a few months ago I had the misfortune of being hit from behind while driving back from Austin. I had several back and neck problems caused by the accident. After the insurance company of the driver did not cover my expenses only weeks after the accident I then called Daspit Law Firm. Best decision I ever made! They not only got all of my medical visits taken care of, but I also received extra for my time lost from my job! I will definitely recommend the team at the Daspit Law Firm.”

    Cara M.