Were You Injured In An Offshore or Maritime Accident in San Antonio?
Because of its geographical location, Texas has 29 official ports of entry that serve as critical gateways to global trade, including seaports, inland ports, and border crossings. According to the Texas Comptroller’s Office, the operation at Port San Antonio alone contributed $5.6 billion to the Texas economy and supported about 32,000 jobs.
Our Bexar, Comal, and Medina County maritime accident attorneys know that whether our clients’ jobs involve working on docks, in ports, on cargo ships or other vessels, offshore oil rigs, or refinery stations, catastrophic injuries and fatalities can occur when negligence is a factor.
We can help all San Antonio maritime and offshore accident and injury victims pursue the outcome they deserve by holding the negligent party — or combination of parties — liable for their full financial recovery.
Our skilled legal staff offers services in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Mandarin because we believe in inclusion, fairness, and justice. It is only possible to successfully represent the people in our communities when we can successfully represent all people.
Who Can Be Held Liable for Maritime Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities in San Antonio, Texas?
Our San Antonio maritime and offshore accident attorneys know liability is a key factor when someone is hurt or killed while performing their work-related duties. This is why we investigate each of these accidents with skill and precision, so our Texas clients understand how their injuries or the loss of their loved one occurred — and ultimately, who is responsible for putting the pieces back together.
Whether you are a civilian, contractor, maritime, or offshore worker in Texas, the person or party who is liable for your accident and injuries may include:
- Captains or Other Ship Officers
- Port Authorities
- Third-Party Contractors
- Vessel Owners
- Workers from Other Companies
Since 2003, we have dedicated our practice to producing real results for real people whose lives have been impacted by negligence in the maritime and offshore industries, providing the critical legal resources our fellow Texans need to pursue results inside and outside the courtroom.
Call us to learn more about your legal rights and options, so you can make informed decisions about the direction of your case today.
At Hollingsworth Law Firm, Our San Antonio Personal Injury Attorney Also Focuses on the Following Practice Areas:
- Airplane Accidents
- Auto Accidents
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Industrial Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Oil Rig Explosions
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Plant / Refinery Accidents
- Product Liability Accidents
- Slip, Trip & Fall Incidents
- Truck Accidents
- Wrongful Death
How Do Maritime and Offshore Accidents Occur in San Antonio, Texas?
At the Hollingsworth Law Firm, our San Antonio maritime and offshore accident attorneys know that when negligence is a factor in these industries, catastrophic injuries and fatalities often result.
Some of the more common types of accidents that lead to maritime injuries in Texas can include, but are not limited to:
- Dock and Pier Accidents
- Inadequate Training
- Failing to Detect and Repair Broken Equipment
- Boating Accidents
- Shipyard Accidents
- Falling Overboard
- Failing to Keep Workers Safe in Adverse Weather Conditions
- Collisions at Sea
- Crane Accidents
- Mooring Operations
- Injuries in Enclosed Spaces
- Explosions and Fires
- Fishing Injuries
- Exposure to Harmful or Toxic Chemicals
- Moving, Swinging, and Falling Objects
- Overworked Maritime Employees
- Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents
- Wrongful Death
Collectively, our skilled San Antonio personal injury attorneys have spent more than three decades working on both sides of the courtroom, gaining unparalleled experience of the inner workings of some of the world’s largest insurance companies, and transforming that knowledge into wins for our clients.
Our expert legal team has proven over thousands of personal injury cases, through the millions of dollars recovered for our clients, that personal attention matters. Our San Antonio maritime and offshore attorneys are well-versed in enforcing the Jones Act — part of the Merchant Marine Act — which protects American workers who are injured at sea.
While not all maritime employees qualify for compensation under the Jones Act, our maritime accident lawyers in San Antonio will review the circumstances of your injuries and pursue the best source of compensation for your unique case.
Allow us to show you how we can put our customized legal approach to pursuing results to work for you and your family, starting with a free consultation.
Contact Our Skilled Maritime and Offshore Accident Attorneys in San Antonio, Texas
If you or someone you love has been injured or lost their life in an offshore or maritime accident caused by negligence in Texas, contact our dedicated San Antonio personal injury lawyers at the Hollingsworth Law Firm today by calling 713-637-4560 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.
Our skilled bilingual personal injury lawyers and support staff represent clients throughout the state of Texas on a contingency basis, so you never pay any legal fees unless we win your case.
If you are ready to fight for the compensation you deserve, so are we. Let us take the lead.