Houston Tug Boat Accident Lawyer

Houston Tug Boat Injury Attorney

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If you or loved one has suffered serious injury while working aboard a tug boat you need an experienced Texas maritime injury lawyer. Tug boat work can be dangerous and sadly workers are sometimes injured in crushing accidents, deck mishaps equipment failures, and toxic fume inhalation. If you are befallen of any such tragedy, take the proper steps to protect you and your family’s interests and call the law firm with an established reputation for compassion and a solid record for results.

Causes Of Tug Boat Accidents

There area number of reasons people get injured on tug boats.  Some of the ways tug boat accidents occur are:

  • Slip and falls on deck
  • Unseaworthiness of the vessel
  • Intoxication of the operator
  • Fatigue of the tug boat captain
  • Inattentiveness
  • Mechanical failure
  • Failure to comply with the Intact stability requirements of 46CFR 174.145

Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. provide representation for those injured at sea. Many tug boat injuries are subject to jurisdiction under the Jones Act. Our firm is dedicated to your just cause and we endeavor to provide sound legal advice and vigorous representation rooted in Christian values.

Call us today to discuss your rights and how we can help. 800-298-0111.

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Paul Cannon

Paul Cannon has practiced personal injury trial law since 1995. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (2005). He has earned recognition as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2017 & 2018, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2017. He is a Shareholder, trial lawyer and online marketing manager at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. His legal writings have been published by the Texas Bar Journal, Business.com, Lawyer.com HG Legal Resources, Lawfirms.com, and others. He has been asked to give education talks and media interviews on dog bite law.