Offshore Rig Drowning Accidents
Drowning Attorney Taking Action on Your Behalf
Oil rig workers face inherent risks and dangers on a daily basis due to the very nature of their jobs. These workers are well aware that on any given day, something can go terribly wrong. At any moment an offshore worker can fall off an oil rig and drown because of a malfunction, explosion or any other form of third party negligence. If your loved one has drowned in any of the above type of scenarios, or if they have experienced serious and catastrophic injuries from a near-drowning, then contact a drowning lawyer from
The Doan Law Firm, P.C. immediately.
Know Your Rights
It's a tough economy and many people are just glad to have a job, even if it involves a heightened level of risk such as that of working on an oil rig. Oil rigs are extremely important to our country and the offshore workers that man them play a vital role in our society; however, they are risking their lives more than the average person because of the fact that they are surrounded by the wide open sea.
When something goes wrong on an oil rig miles away from land, it can mean sudden death to the offshore worker. In a case where standard laws don't apply, you will need a legal professional who is extremely well versed in the Jones Act as well as Maritime Law.
If you lost your loved one to an offshore oil rig drowning, then an attorney from the Doan Law Firm, P.C. would like to help. Their firm is a nationwide aquatic injury law firm that can effectively handle any type of offshore injury or fatality case. They speak on behalf of injured offshore workers and their surviving family members, and where you may not be fully educated on the laws pertaining to your case, they can explain them to you in detail, in language that you can understand.
Seeking Maximum Monetary Compensation
Drowning deaths are sudden, tragic events that cannot always be prevented on oil rigs. When an unexpected explosion or dangerous incident happens on an offshore rig, a person on that rig can end up losing his or her life. When that happens, loved ones are often left behind to fend for themselves.
If your loved one died in an offshore rig drowning accident, you might be entitled to monetary compensation for funeral expenses, medical expenses, emotional suffering and lost income. Compensation can also be sought for individuals who survived near-drowning accidents. Contact a skilled drowning lawyer from the firm. Their legal team fights aggressively on behalf of injury victims and their loved ones while looking out for their best interests.