Commercial Fisherman Claims

Commercial Fisherman Claims

Helping Injured People Pursue the Fair Compensation They Deserve

At the law firm of Domengeaux Wright Roy & Edwards, L.L.C., in Lafayette, Louisiana, our experienced team of lawyers represents long-boat fishermen, pogey-boat fishermen and other clients who have been injured in fishing accidents while working on commercial fishing boats.

If you are facing medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other serious consequences after an accident, you may have a legal claim under the Jones Act or another state or federal law. Our attorneys can help you understand and pursue the full compensation you deserve.

Pursuing Claims for Crush Injuries, Head Traumas, Back Injuries & More

Our firm has long experience representing shrimpers, menhaden fishermen and other commercial fishermen who have been injured in accidents in the Gulf Coast region and beyond. We have helped clients recover compensation for injuries such as the following:

• Crush injuries caused by limbs being pulled into lines and winches
• Head injuries caused by swinging shackles and pulleys
• Back injuries caused by pulling heavy items without mechanical assistance
• All types of injuries caused by lack of adequate safety equipment

If you have been injured while working on a commercial fishing vessel, our maritime law attorneys can determine whether you have a claim against your employer or any other business or individual. We will then aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve.

Contact Our Lafayette Lawyers • Serving Clients in Louisiana and Beyond

Our lawyers have a reputation among peers and former clients as aggressive advocates for injured workers. To schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with our Louisiana commercial fisherman claim lawyers, please contact us at 800-375-6186or by e-mail.