Your Legal Designation Determines Your Right to Bring Claims for Damages
When people are working on vessels at sea or loading and unloading ships at the dock, they are generally classified as “seamen.” Those who are classified in this way are not able to pursue compensation in the traditional way (i.e., through workers’ compensation overseen by the US Department of Labor. Instead, federal maritime law will likely govern your case, requiring a knowledge of a specialized body of the law and legal practice.
To support the success of a claim against the insurance company of Crowley Maritime Corporation, work with a maritime lawyer from Brais Law Firm. Our attorneys have decades of combined maritime law experience that allows them to know how to identify when you have a strong case and how to win it on your behalf. For example, our team will gather evidence to help prove that were it not for the negligence or other breach of responsibility on behalf of Crowley Maritime Corporation, you would not have been injured. As a result of this proof, we are able to collect compensation for the associated costs and damages.