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Cargo, Tanker & Container Vessels Injuries

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Defenders of Injured Workers in the Shipping Industry

Our Cargo Vessel Injuries, Tanker Vessel Injuries and Container Vessel Injuries lawyers at Doyle Dennis Avery LLP understand the various dangers encountered by maritime workers aboard vessels transporting goods. These workers earn relatively high pay because they risk their lives and health daily. After an injury, workers on cargo, tanker and container vessels need financial security to recover. Our deep understand of the Jones Act and maritime law relevant to the shipping industry allows us to hold American shipping companies responsible for injury causing negligence.

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Choose Direct and Relevant Legal Experience

Our numerous significant cases involving maritime workers serving on cargo vessels, tankers and other ships include:

 After a Supply Ship Captain was viciously attacked by an unruly and inadequate crew off the coast of Africa, a major U.S. shipping company refused to honor its responsibilities to its employee who was suffering back, neck, head, and psychological problems as a result of the attack. A Texas jury returned a verdict in August 2007 for Doyle Dennis Avery LLP Trial Lawyers’ client. (Roberts v. Rigdon Marine )

A substantial jury verdict for a longstanding employee who suffered a career-ending injuries on a tanker in the Gulf of Alaska. (Ella Pike v. SeaRiver Maritime)

We will treat you with care and show great determination in pursuing compensation for your injuries. We will pursue claims almost anywhere in the world and for any accident, burns, chemical exposure, trips, slips, falls, machine injuries or others suffered aboard vessels.

Fighting for Injured Mariners

As a maritime worker, your rights vary based on the location of your injury and other different aspects of your work. When a client trusts us with their legitimate claim we are willing to do what it takes to see it to a successful resolution. We will investigate the claim, travel where is needed around the world, enlist experts and take other measures to ensure your claim has the best chance as success. We will pursue claims for maritime injury cases, such as:
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  • Container ships traveling the seas of the world with goods and products such as consumer products from China or seafood from South America
  • Tankers carrying chemicals, oil and other combustible materials — which place maritime workers at risk for death and injury from fire, explosions, or exposure

An injury leading to your shipping career changing or ending can put you and your family in a difficult financial situation. The attorneys at Doyle Dennis Avery LLP offer practical legal advice and will fight for your claim. We can answer any questions or concerns you may be struggling with. Injured shipping workers face complex rules and regulations which govern their compensation, such as obtaining maintenance and cure under the Jones Act. For Cargo, Tanker & Container Vessels Injuries, Please contact our well-respected Houston firm to discuss your potential case and the process of filing claims in maritime shipping injury disputes.