Dedicated Advocates For Seamen Injured On Tugboats

Tugboats pose a particularly high risk of injury for workers. Fortunately, injured seamen have the right to compensation under the Jones Act and other maritime laws.

Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C. is a team of eight experienced litigation attorneys. Based in New Orleans and serving clients throughout Louisiana, we use more than 40 decades of experience to represent clients who were injured in tugboat accidents. We use extensive resources, including top-notch computer technology, accident reconstruction experts and other expert witnesses, to help our clients recover maximum compensation.

Beware The Most Common Causes Of Tugboat Injuries

Even the most cautious seaman can experience a tugboat accident. Some common causes of accidents aboard tugboats include:

  • Collisions with other maritime vehicles
  • Slip-and-falls on slippery decks
  • Trip-and-falls on improperly stored equipment
  • Transfers between barges and tugboats
  • Faulty navigational equipment
  • Hawker (metal rope) injuries
  • Capsizes

Our team has handled personal injury cases involving all these incidents and more. We have a proven record of recovering high settlements and judgments in a wide variety of tugboat accidents.

We Have Recovered Millions Of Dollars

At Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C., we believe that you deserve the very highest amount of compensation available to you. We will not accept a low-ball offer for the sake of ease. Rather, we strive to recover maximum compensation in every case. As a result, we have recovered several multi-million-dollar settlements on behalf of our clients, including one recent settlement of more than $54 million.

Get The Advocacy Of Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C.

If you are a seaman who suffered an injury on a tugboat or if you lost a loved one due to a tugboat accident, our team is ready to help you. Contact our law firm today to schedule an initial consultation. To reach us, call toll-free at 888-525-4361, call our local number at 504-323-4314 or send the law firm an email today.