Serving Clients on the East and Gulf Coasts
Accidents causing serious injuries and even death can happen anywhere, including on the water. When these boating accidents are caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of others, injury victims and the survivors of those who have lost their lives may be entitled to legal compensation. That is the foundation of personal injury law. At the maritime law firm of Fulweiler llc, you receive the knowledgeable maritime legal counsel you need in a maritime personal injury or maritime wrongful death case from John K. Fulweiler, Esq. John is recognized as a Proctor-in-Admiralty by The Maritime Law Association of the United States. The maritime accident law firm of Fulweiler llc provides aggressive legal representation in claims involving any type of watercraft or in any type of maritime setting, from tug boat and barge accidents to cruise ship injuries, commercial fishing boat injuries, recreational boating injuries, yacht accidents, as well as shipyard, dock and pier accidents. Among other claims, Fulweiler llc assists clients in seeking remedies under the (i) general maritime law, (ii) Jones Act, and (iii) Longshore Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
Maritime Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
If you or a loved one has been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a maritime environment, it is vital that you work with an attorney who is experienced in maritime personal injury law. At Fulweiler llc, you will find an attorney with hands-on maritime as well as legal experience, and with a track record of extensive litigation.
In your maritime injury claim, you may be entitled to economic damages, such as all medical expenses, future predicted medical expenses connected with your injuries and loss of wages or earning potential. Further non-economic damages may include pain, suffering, emotional trauma, or loss of enjoyment of life. For family members who have lost a loved one, you may be entitled to damages covering medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of income or the financial support of the deceased, and loss of companionship, emotional anguish, or grief connected with the wrongful death. Fulweiler llc will vigorously investigate the circumstances of the accident and injuries or death to determine all possible sources of liability, prepare and document your claim, and negotiate for a fair settlement. Where a fair settlement is not forthcoming, Fulweiler llc will pursue your legal rights through the courtoom.
An unexpected injury or family death that should never have happened in the first place can cause great stress, grief and financial hardship. Protecting your legal rights and seeking justice through the legal system is vital. The litigation process can bring a measure of peace of mind or closure to the incident while ensuring that your financial security is maintained in the face of such a crisis.
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