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Awaechter Attorneys is committed to providing legal representation that is fruitful to our clients in all maritime law matters. We have a specialized team of maritime law experts accredited by the state of Texas. We represent clients from all over the world in Texas and federal courts and handles foreign arbitration as well. We are well versed in maritime laws and are always evolving maritime lawyer.
Awaechter Attorneys served many employees, winning their cases against big organizations. We conduct lectures on maritime education programs to keep our attorneys up to date. We have helped marine departments across Texas to protect the legal rights of crew members.
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The 1920 Merchant Marine Act, commonly referred to as the Jones Act, is a federal law that allows seamen to sue on-the-job injuries caused by negligence on the part of vessel owners, businesses, shipmasters, or fellow crew members. The Jones Act was based strictly on the 1908 Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), which covers employees on the railroad; it was tailored to meet maritime workers ‘ needs. Congress created the act because the rules for compensation of standard workers do not apply to seamen.
Unlike laws regulating liability and negligence for non-maritime workers, the Jones Act makes it relatively easy for qualified seamen to sue their employers if they are hurt while working on a vessel owned and operated by American owners.
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Complicated rules and legal issues can frustrate marine accident victims. Waechter Attorneys will clarify your legal rights clearly and provide a thorough review of your situation. If you have a lawsuit stemming from a marine accident, Awaechter Attorneys has the determination, expertise, and capacity to optimize the chance of a favorable outcome. Awaechter Attorneys treats most lawsuits on a contingency basis, and unless and until you secure a cash settlement, you will not pay legal fees or charges.
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