The federal Jones Act of 1920 gave seamen who are injured or killed while performing their jobs, or their survivors, the right to sue the employer if the injury or death was caused by negligence of fellow workers or shipmasters and receive a jury trial.
It is in the best interest of injured seamen, or their survivors in case of death, to contact an Austin attorney who practices this area of law. The attorney can determine if a valid case exists, assess the damages, go to trial, or negotiate a settlement.
On this page you'll find qualified Austin, TX Lawyers ready to help you with your legal needs. We've identified a total of 15 capable attorneys who are qualified to offer you and your family assistance.
Remember, the search for a good Austin attorney doesn't end with those listed on this page. You should also research your Jones Act Lawyer options in Oak Hill, Round Rock, Garfield, Elgin, or even Georgetown.
Expanding your search for an Austin Lawyer can signficantly increase the number of qualified lawyers available to help you. If you expand your search by 50 miles from Austin you will find 1 additional Jones Act Lawyers and law firms. Expanding your search by 100 miles nets you an additional 4 options.
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