Maritime Accidents

Maritime Accidents

Pursuing Fair Compensation for Maritime Accident Victims and Their Families

At Domengeaux Wright Roy Edwards & Colomb, L.L.C., a substantial part of our practice is dedicated to representing clients who have been injured and those who have lost loved ones in maritime accidents in Louisiana, along the Gulf Coast and worldwide.

Our attorneys have the experience and resources to aggressively pursue Jones Act claims on behalf of seamen and their families, as well as other admiralty, maritime, personal injury, wrongful death and workers’ compensation claims.

Experienced at Handling All Types of Maritime Accident Claims and Jones Act Claims

If you have been injured in an accident on a waterborne vessel or offshore platform, your legal options will depend on your employment status, the exact location of your accident and other factors. Our firm frequently helps clients pursue claims for the following types of accidents:

Offshore drilling vessel accidents
Inland drilling vessel accidents
Personal watercraft accidents
Supply and crew boat accidents
Tug and barge accidents
Lay barge accidents
Dredge accidents
Inland water and river accidents
Commercial diving accidents
Offshore injuries
Boat and vessel accidents
Barge accidents and injuries
Drilling and workover accidents
Commercial fisherman claims
Boating under the influence
Deck hand injury claims
Offshore explosions
Maritime product liability

Our attorneys have obtained many significant verdicts and settlements and have been recognized by our peers in Louisiana and beyond with honors such as inclusion in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms 2012 and The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Our firm handles most maritime cases on a contingency fee basis. If you retain us, you will not pay us any fees or costs unless and until we are successful at helping you get compensation. To schedule a free initial consultation, please contact us at our offices in Lafayette at 800-375-6186 or by e-mail.