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Dredging Vessel Injuries Lawyers

We understand from our vast experience how the high wages earned by workers aboard dredgers, utility vessels and barges can run out after a serious work injury occurs. The unique nature of work and abilities of dredging creates unique dangers and risks.

If a loved one or you suffer serious injury in a dredging accident it serves great importance to contact a maritime lawyer with knowledge and experience to help you with your future. Your case and financial future could depend on the ability of your attorney to present clear and detailed evidence of complex calculations for monetary loss such as future wages and loss of a career.

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Proven Skill and Knowledge Relevant to Your Case

We understand the details of dredging projects and aspects of an injury claim, including:

  •  Major companies involved in dredging, many which we have successfully defeated in litigation
  •  Injuries and accidents occurring not only on dredge vessels, but also on barges and utility boats
  •  Crucial practical and legal factors involved in maritime claims under the Jones Act or other state and federal laws. Important steps must be taken to obtain maintenance, cure and other benefits for victims

In a Houston court, we received a sizeable verdict in a case involving a dredging vessel for Roger Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton suffered career-ending injuries while working aboard the dredging vessel Pontchartrain in 2005. The jury conclude the vessel owner Great Lakes Dredge & Dock did not maintain the vessel properly and was negligent in reporting the accident. To view other positive outcomes please visit our significant cases page.

Our reputation and history at Doyle Dennis Avery LLP speaks for itself. It also serves significant importance to us that you can count on us for understanding your troubles and acting on your behalf. Please call or e-mail us today for a consultation to discuss your physical and financial needs and legal options for pursuing an injury claim after a dredging accident