Injured offshore workers should be aware that, depending on the circumstances of their injuries, they may have rights under maritime law. If the injuries are due to another party's negligent acts, a worker may have a case against the other party. It is important for injured workers in Louisiana to hold these parties responsible for their actions.
Not too long ago, we told you about the case of an offshore worker in Louisiana. The man was injured when another crew member on a fishing boat allegedly pulled up on a net, catching the worker's leg and causing injury. The worker sued the boat operator and boat owner. The worker said that his injuries were caused by negligence.