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Maritime Accidents New York


New York Maritime Accident Lawyers

Welcome to Parker Waichman LLP, You've Come to the Right Place!

New York State’s maritime workers face some of the most dangerous risks on the job. If you've been injured in a maritime accident because of negligence or unseaworthy equipment, you and your family have a lot to cope with. You have no idea how long it might take to recover from your maritime injury and return to work. You may be facing months or even years of medical care, and are worried about paying your bills. You might be also be concerned that your employer will retaliate if you a file a Jones Act claim or other offshore injury lawsuit. The New York maritime injury lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP understand what you and your family are going through, and will fight aggressively to make sure your rights are protected while you pursue your maritime injury lawsuit.

Having an Experienced Maritime Accident Attorney makes a Huge Difference,
not only in Higher Settlements, but in Protecting Your Rights.

The New York personal injury lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP have helped thousands of people recover after negligent accidents. We represent people injured in all manner of maritime and offshore accidents, including those involving:

  • Ferryboats
  • Dredging vessels
  • Underwater surveying boats
  • Commercial fishing vessels
  • Barges
  • American Flagged seagoing vessels
  • Tugboats and tow boats
  • Offshore oil rigs

The rights of injured maritime workers are protected by a variety of laws, including the Jones Act, the General Maritime Law, the Death on the High Seas Act, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Among other things, these laws allow maritime workers to collect compensation for injuries sustained on the job. However, maritime law is complex, and your case will require the expertise of an experienced maritime attorney to protect your legal rights.

Why Parker Waichman LLP?

  • Top reported Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements in New York State.
  • We Maximize your Recovery to Minimize your Worries.
  • Experienced Maritime Accident Trial Attorneys Working for You.
  • Free Case Review.
  • We Only Get Paid When You Win.
  • Highest Martindale-Hubbell Rating.
  • Peer-Rated Super Lawyers.

The New York maritime injury lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP will conduct a thorough investigation of your accident, and identify all parties responsible for your injuries in order to ensure you receive the maximum compensation possible. Our firm is not afraid to go after the big shipping companies, and we have achieved substantial settlements for our clients time and time again. Parker Waichman LLP also boasts some of New York’s toughest and most experienced litigators, so we'll be ready if we have to take your maritime accident lawsuit to trial should a fair settlement be impossible.

If you've been injured in a maritime accident, it's important that you contact the New York personal injury lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP as soon as possible. The laws governing maritime accidents impose strict statutes of limitations that could put your case in jeopardy before you receive the compensation you deserve. Our phone lines are staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week, and our firm offers free, no obligation lawsuit evaluations to victims of New York maritime accidents. Simply fill out our online form, or call 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529) to get in touch with one of our experienced New York maritime accident lawyers today.


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The commuter ferry that crashed into a Lower Manhattan pier dock had recently undergone renovations and a complete overhaul of its engine. According to an L.A. Times report, the Seastreak Wall Street had its entire high-speed four-engine system replaced with a propellor system that made it more lightweight and fuel-efficient. The Seastreak Wall Street crashed into a dock at Pier 11 on Wednesday with more than 300 passengers on board. At least 57 people were...

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