Hurt while working on a tugboat, barge, rig, dock, or another vessel?
With just a few questions, we can let you know how strong your case is and if it’s worth filing a maritime injury claim.
Is your case worth filing a claim? Would the damages be worth the legal and court fees? Besides financial costs, there are many different challenges and obstacles you may face in your case.
Breaking Down the Value of Your Jones Act Claim
If you’ve been injured at sea and need to open a New Orleans, Louisiana, Jones Act case, an attorney will discuss with you the main factors that are calculated to determine the value of your claim including the following.
When you’re calculating the value of your Jones Act case, there are many individual items to consider when you think about medical costs, lost wages and benefits, and pain and suffering.
To assess the full value of your claim, the following are just a few individual items that may be assigned a dollar value: