New York Maritime Injury Attorneys

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Maritime Accident Lawyers for Seamen Injured in New York Waters

The Port of New York and New York Harbor are among the busiest shipping ports in the world. With cargo vessels, commercial fishing boats and pilot and tugboats crowding its waters, it is also one of the most dangerous places to serve as a crew member. Every year, hundreds of seamen and professional dock and shipping workers are injured because of negligence or the natural hazards that come with working at sea or on a vessel on rivers or inland waters.

Nationwide Representation

If you are a professional crew member aboard a commercial vessel and suffered an injury while working on the water or docks in New York, talk to a maritime law attorney at Doyle Dennis LLP Trial Lawyers right away. Our firm has earned recognition as one of the nation’s preeminent admiralty law firms. Working with local legal counsel in New York, we offer responsive, effective litigation services, focused on helping you. If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one in a shipboard or dockside accident while working on a vessel in New York coastal or inland waters, you are entitled to seek money damages from the ship owner under rules set forth by the Jones Act.

You Will Receive Local Representation

The U.S. maritime injury claims process is complicated and requires an in-depth understanding of court procedures and expectations. The admiralty law attorneys at Doyle Dennis LLP Trial Lawyers have been successfully navigating the legal waters of New York maritime injury claims for many years. With offices in the port cities of Houston and Galveston, Texas, our backbone is in the maritime injury field of law. Because Jones Act claims are handled in federal and state courts, injured seamen, commercial fishermen and shipping and dock workers are entitled to hire any national admiralty law firm that meets the qualifications for working with a local maritime law firm in New York.

Free Consultation · Contingency Fee Basis · Nationwide Representation

Our firm has earned an international reputation as one of the Unites States’ preeminent admiralty and maritime law firms, representing seamen injured in vessel accidents in coastal waters, harbors and inland waterways across the country. From our offices in Houston and Galveston, Texas, our attorneys have successfully helped hundreds of injured commercial fishermen and seamen and their families recover compensation and maintenance and cure following an accident on the water or commercial docks.

Learn more about our notable maritime cases on our Significant Cases pages.

Get the answers you need for your New York maritime injury claim. We are knowledgeable. We offer the New York maritime law experience you need.

Contact us today for a free initial consultation. We handle all maritime injury cases on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay attorneys’ fees unless we help you recover compensation.