Seamen Injuries

Western New York Personal Injury Law Blog

A seaman’s job, while financially rewarding, comes at great risk. In fact, seamen are frequently injured while working. Whether the injuries were a result of a slip and fall or poorly maintained ship equipment, you have a right to recover compensation under the Jones Act or Maritime law.
New York is surrounded by many bodies of water that sea vessels use to deliver goods. From cargo ships to commercial fishing boats, there are many people who work hard on those vessels and for extremely long hours under dangerous conditions.