The Jones Act is a federal statute that was passed in 1920 to help protect merchant marines – which is why many people don’t know whether it also protects today’s offshore workers. The simplest answer is that many (but not all) injuries suffered by people working in...read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) gives any employee who works in the U.S. the right to file a complaint if they believe that there are unsafe conditions or serious hazards at their workplace. This is important, as it can help to prevent workplace...read more
It’s an unfortunate fact that people are injured on the job every day across America. You may not like to think about this, but it is important that you know what steps to take if you are injured at work to ensure that your rights are protected when it comes to...read more
If you or a loved one are injured through no fault of your own, you should consult an attorney as soon as possible to protect your rights and seek fair compensation. However, did you know that it’s important that you choose a local attorney? That’s because a local...read more
Workers’ Compensation laws ensure that people who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses are properly compensated for their pain, suffering, lost wages and other financial hardships. At Morrow, Gates and Morrow, our attorneys have a great deal of experience in...read more
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...read more
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