After seeking appropriate medical care, it is important to contact a maritime attorney with experience representing commercial fishermen. Your maritime attorney can explain what causes of action, if any, may be raised against your employer and can advise you as to whether you should take a worker’s compensation settlement or proceed to trial.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified maritime lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local maritime attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.