Work on offshore oil and gas platforms is frequently a risky enterprise, and serious accidents from falling objects to explosions can and do occur. At the Charbonnet Law Firm in New Orleans and Metairie, we represent offshore oil and gas workers and their surviving families in serious and fatal accident cases. Contact one of our Louisiana offshore oil and gas drilling platform injury attorneys for dependable advice about your rights in the aftermath of a drilling platform accident.
We’ll examine your case thoroughly to see whether it falls under the federal admiralty jurisdiction through application of the Jones Act, Death on the High Seas Act, or other maritime statute. If not, we’ll prepare and present your case under principles of Louisiana negligence law. Either way, you can depend on our New Orleans lawyers for thorough and highly skilled development of the facts necessary to establish liability and document the full extent of your damages claim.
Our lawyers can represent people injured in such oil and gas industry accidents as the following:
Established in 1963, our law firm has grown up with the offshore oil and gas industry, and we have developed a thorough familiarity with the legal and evidentiary problems inherent in drilling platform accidents. For specific advice about your situation, contact a personal injury lawyer at the Charbonnet Law Firm for a free consultation.