Seek Full Compensation After An Offshore Or Maritime Accident
With its lengthy Mississippi River shoreline and southern Gulf Coast exposure, the state of Mississippi is, unfortunately, the site of numerous rescue missions for people injured in boats and on offshore rigs. Whether you live in Mississippi or not, if you were injured in one of these areas or on any other body of water in our state, T. Michael Reed, P.A., in Hattiesburg, is available to support you from day one.
We can get an investigation started immediately while helping you pursue maximum compensation through the Jones Act or any other appropriate legal pathway to the relief that you deserve.
Step One: Document Your Injuries Or Your Family’s Loss After A Fatality
Whether you were a tourist, a federal employee or a worker with a private company, your first priority after an accidental injury on the water, at a loading dock or on an offshore oil rig is to get access to the best quality medical care available.
When attorney T. Michael Reed is your personal injury lawyer, your welfare and long-term prospects for recovery will be of utmost concern. In case of a family member’s fatality, our firm is here to take legal burdens off of your shoulders as you mourn the loss of your loved one.
Step Two: Tackle Legal Challenges
At the same time, your case’s legal actions need prompt and thorough attention for best results. T. Michael Reed, P.A., is ready to take on the challenges necessary to get you financial relief after a maritime injury through:
- A claim against your negligent employer applying provisions of the Jones Act if you were employed as a seaman engaged in commercial fishing or other water vessel-based activities
- An injury claim through the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act if you were a harbor worker, shipbuilder or engaged in other activities on immobile vessels, such as at a loading dock
- Other applicable sources of relief, such as Mississippi’s workers’ compensation
A thorough investigation of the accident can determine what happened, who was responsible and what avenues of financial relief are available to you. In his legal career, personal injury lawyer T. Michael Reed has earned a reputation as one of the most active and effective trial lawyers in southern Mississippi.