You are probably already aware that working on an offshore oil rig or in the maritime industries is risky business. You have probably sat through numerous safety trainings in an attempt to help keep you safe. The value of prevention was probably emphasized in many of...read more
The work environment on an oil rig or maritime operations is one of the harshest and most dangerous of any occupation. It takes vigilance to remain safe. The truth is that many serious accidents on oil rigs can be prevented. The most common causes of worker accidents...read more
The Jones Act is a federal statute that was passed in 1920. The legislation, also known as 46 USC section 883, was put in place to protect Merchant Marines, ships and crews. Under the U.S. mandated act, certain laws are mandated to determine trade guidelines for...read more
If you work in the maritime industry, you likely know that there are both positive and negative aspects to this line of work. It can be exciting, and you can make good money, but at the same time, there are many risks and dangers present. Accidents are frequent, and...read more
Getting injured on the job or acquiring an occupational illness can put a person out of work indefinitely. Paying both your medical and household bills will become overwhelming quickly. Our workers' compensation attorneys here at Morrow, Gates & Morrow understand the...read more
The workers' compensation program is designed to provide financial assistance to those who have suffered occupational injuries or illnesses. Unfortunately, many who apply for it are often denied assistance for a variety of reasons. Those who have been unfairly treated...read more
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