Protecting People who Have Been Injured in Maritime Accidents

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a work or recreational accident on or near the water, it is important to seek advice from a New Jersey maritime lawyer who is knowledgeable in maritime law. These cases are governed by a complex web of federal and state laws and recovering damages can be very different than standard personal injury cases. Brais Law Firm offers a team of attorneys with extensive experience litigating maritime injury and wrongful death cases. Our legal team has been helping individuals and families impacted by maritime accidents recover the compensation they deserve for more than 26 years. We are recognized as an authority in the field of admiralty and maritime law and have handled more than 1,000 claims in this highly specialized area of the law. Our maritime attorneys represent clients who have been injured on cruise ships, boats, vessels and other maritime structures on or near the Port of Bayonne, as well as harbors and ports throughout the state of New Jersey.

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Port of Bayonne (Cape Liberty)

The City of Bayonne is located in Hudson County, New Jersey on a three-mile peninsula between Newark and Upper New York bays. The city has served as a center for the oil refining industry since 1875 and offers extensive shipyards and docks along its 9-mile waterfront. In 2004, Royal Caribbean International moved its vessels from New York’s cruise terminal to the Cape Liberty Cruise Port. This cruise port is located at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, which is the former Bayonne Military Ocean Terminal. Currently, Royal Caribbean International’s Anthem of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas, along with Celebrity Cruise Lines’ Celebrity Summit set sail from the Cape Liberty Cruise Port.

New Jersey Maritime Injury Lawyers Handling Cruise Ship and Other Accident Claims

New Jersey’s Port of Bayonne, along with harbors and terminals across the state, are busy places where catastrophic accidents can occur. In many cases these accidents are caused by the negligence of cruise ship operators. Passengers who have suffered personal injuries while traveling on a cruise ship or those who have been the victims of sexual assault or rape deserve to be fairly compensated for their injuries. These cases are complicated, and the cruise lines are backed by teams of powerful lawyers who will fight to protect their corporate clients from liability.

At Brais Law Firm, we know how to handle difficult cases. We are very familiar with the various tactics and defenses cruise lines use to avoid legal responsibility and we will vigorously pursue all available remedies available in a case. Our New Jersey maritime attorneys also represent crew members who work onboard cruise ships, harbor and dock workers and other employees in the maritime industry. We are accomplished professionals who know how to handle Jones Act, Longshore Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) and other highly specialized maritime law claims.

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FAQs: Bayonne, NJ Maritime Injury Claims

What Are My Rights after I Was Hurt in a Boating Accident?

Do l Need a Lawyer if I Was Injured While Working in the Maritime Industry in Bayonne?

Are Injury Cases Caused by Someone Who Was Intoxicated Solely a Bayonne Police Matter?

What Are My Rights after I Was Hurt in a Boating Accident?

If you were injured in a boat accident that was caused by someone else then you should speak to a New Jersey maritime injury lawyer at Brais Law today. You have a right to seek compensation for your injuries and the costs incurred by being injured and we want to make sure your rights are upheld.

Do l Need a Lawyer if I Was Injured While Working in the Maritime Industry in Bayonne?

You should definitely consult with a maritime lawyer on our team if you were injured at work. We are well-versed in the Jones Act and Longshoreman & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. There is no charge for the initial consultation and you will never pay anything out of pocket if we can take on your case.

Are Injury Cases Caused by Someone Who Was Intoxicated Solely a Bayonne Police Matter?

While operating a boat or other vessel while intoxicated is a serious crime, you should also get the help of a maritime injury attorney with us to make sure your right to compensation is protected. We have extensive experience obtaining compensation through civil court on behalf of our clients.

Discuss Your Case With an Experienced New Jersey Maritime Injury Attorney

Whether you have been injured while working at a New Jersey dock, harbor or pier or while traveling aboard a cruise ship that set sail from the Port of Bayonne, you should discuss your case with an experienced New Jersey maritime injury attorney. The legal team at Brais Law Firm can advise you of your rights and help you get the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact our maritime law firm today at 800-499-0551 to schedule your free consultation.

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