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What Is Maritime Law?

If you were injured while on a ship at sea, your case falls under maritime law. Maritime law is different than a standard personal injury or worker’s compensation case. In order to file a claim, you’ll need a local Fort Lauderdale maritime lawyer who can navigate the ins and outs of maritime admiralty law for you. Maritime law firms specialize in personal injury and worker’s compensation cases that involve maritime workers, including cases that fall under the Jones Act. Our experienced Jones Act attorneys in Fort Lauderdale have helped thousands of clients.

Maritime law or Admiralty law is a distinct body of law that governs the following:

  • Marine commerce
  • Marine navigation
  • Shipping of goods
  • Transportation of passengers

Why Should You File a Claim?

Maritime cases are different than standard personal injury cases. You’re still entitled, however, to the same types of compensation. Only a top-rated offshore injury lawyer can represent your interests effectively and increase your chances of receiving a fair settlement. A maritime injury attorney in Ft Lauderdale from Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P. can fight to get you money to pay medical bills, reimburse lost wages or lost property, and more. If you were injured by hazardous work conditions, unsafe ship design, pollution, poor construction, or any similar type of condition, contact a Fort Lauderdale maritime lawyer at Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P is the top-rated personal injury lawyer in the Houston, TX area. We specialize in maritime law, car accidents, truck accidents & work related accidents. Our firm has recovered more than $720 million for maritime and personal injury victims. We also service all of United States for maritime and Jones Act accidents.. We can advise you of your legal options, negotiate on your behalf, and represent you in court.

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Jonathan S. Harris and Matthew D. Shaffer are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Other attorneys are not board certified.  Principal office is located in Houston, Texas.